Ah-Choo! Author Injects Herself With Cold Virus

Jennifer Ackerman's writing experiment -- getting injected with the common cold -- was nothing to sniffle at. For three days, she was holed up in a three-star hotel so University of Virginia researchers could test a new nasal spray. Ackerman chronicles what might have been a miserable weekend, "a hybrid of holiday, hospital, and prison," in her latest book, "Ah-Choo! The Uncommon Life of Your Common Cold." "My family thinks I've gone off the deep end," Ackerman writes. "My plan elicits this...Full Story
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