Preventive Measures to Combat Seasonal Bugs and Flu

Dr. William Schaffner, an infectious disease specialist with the Vanderbilt Department of Preventative Medicine, gives tips for treating common winter ailments, such as which over the counter medicines actually work and which ones are over-hyped, which home remedies are effective and which are old wives tales, how to avoid both contracting and spreading viral infections, and why such illnesses are more common in winter.