Winning the Cold War
Warding off the sniffles isn’t easy. But following these simple precautions may help you steer clear of those nasty viruses that make you cough and sneeze.
Washing hands with soap and water
has been shown to be the most effective way of reducing cold risk.
Clean surfaces and shared objects
regularly using disinfectant wipes. Viruses can survive several days on countertops, phone receivers, or computer keyboards.
to those who have colds, and avoid using the same items such as hand towels or serving utensils.
Keep your immune system healthy
by eating well-balanced meals, getting regular exercise, and enjoying plenty of rest.
Mayo Clinic Women’s HealthSource
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