The snags of the season.

Winter is here and that means more than just the holidays. It also means it’s cold and flu season and that affects everyone, even actors. “DOOL” star Alison Sweeney (Sami) wrote on her blog this week about co-star Ari Zucker (Nicole) having a coughing fit in the middle of a heated scene. For a little behind the scenes video from the actresses about bring condemned to voice rest, check out Sweeney’s post about Ari on Voice Rest. While you’re there, also be sure to check out her other recent videos full of holiday tips.

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– Matt Purvis