The Center for Disease Control says the flu is widespread in 46 states.  Hospitals and clinics around Alabama are asking people with person has a flu-like illness without signs of serious illness to remain at home and call your doctor if you're unsure..

Do you have a  homemade cold or flu remedy that works?

Doctors say steamy lovemaking sessions is the best remedy for the common cold and flu. A Swiss researcher conducted a study where he found that lovemaking helps one's immune system because of the Phagocytes that are released. During lovemaking, the number of phagocytes sometimes double. These cells detect and destroy antibodies, which are the number one cause of the common cold.

Now the trick is to find someone who wants to help cure you!