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The Flu : Three Out Of Four Doctors Recommend...

February 04, 1996|Jennifer Erdmann and Darrell Satzman

What comforts the most when you get the flu?

Dr. Maria McCutchan, emergency room physician, Good Samaritan Hospital

"I'm not a very good patient. I like to drink Sleepy Time tea with a little honey and maybe some Grand Marnier or Amaretto, and listen to classical music."

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Dr. Kimberly Shriner, infectious disease specialist, Huntington Memorial Hospital

"I always thought Mozart was a good treatment. That and a hot toddy, plenty of rest, Tylenol and matzo ball soup."

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Suzanne Rue, communicable disease nurse, L.A. Unified School District

"I have a favorite T-shirt--a great big, baggy men's T-shirt--I always wear when I'm sick. It's my healing T-shirt. I also like to eat beef barley soup and watch 'One Life to Live.' "

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Dr. Demento, syndicated DJ

"Daytime TV."

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