Do you cringe every time your deskmate coughs? Is the office supply closet all out of hand sanitizer? Do you find yourself debating the best Emergen-C flavor with friends? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, it's probably because — news flash — it's flu season. According to the CDC
, "Seasonal flu activity can begin as early as October and continue as late as May." Aside from getting a flu shot and religiously washing your hands, there's not much you can do to avoid getting sick. Chances are, you're going to feel under the weather at some point this winter — but it doesn't have to be as miserable as usual.
We've gathered 14 products that will get you through sniffles, fevers, and red nostrils. They won't take the place of Sudafed, but they'll lift your spirits — and who can refuse that?