Winter Illnesses: What Works and What Doesn't

About 29% of employees will call in sick at some point this winter, and if you're one of them, you're probably trying anything you can to get better, and fast!  Dr. William Schaffner, an infectious disease specialist with the Vanderbilt Department of Preventative Medicine, talks about 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.