Last updated: Sep 08, 2001

They survive cold season without a sniffle. They fly in germ-packed airplanes unscathed. And they somehow avoid stomach bugs that decimate the office.

Wish you could be one of these women who never get sick? Try one or—even better—all of these secrets, and you may join this club come flu season.

Get a Massage

Take a Cold Shower

Take Ginger for Your GI

Wash Your Hands

Take Vitamin C and Zinc

Eat More Garlic

Stay Positive

Nasal Washing (Sounds Gross, but It Works!)

Plus: What Doesn't Work