What Israel’s Best and Cheapest Remedies This Flu Season?

Clalit HMO says sales of nonprescription winter medications start climbing in November, climb 12% in December and another 16% in January.

Winter is at its peak, and so is the flu season. Hospitals are packed, with not a bed to spare. Preschoolers are infecting each other and office workers are finding it hard to evade the airborne virus. Hospital and health maintenance organization doctors are constantly reminding the public that antibiotics are useless in combating the flu, and that the only effective palliatives are pain relievers and fever...