Cold & Flu Prevention Center

4 Secrets to Never Getting Sick

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Credit: Sarah Kehoe

Kick the cold

By Jeannette Moninger

Ever wonder why you always seem to come down with a life-interrupting virus this time of year, while other women you know sail through the season sniffle-, cough-, and ache-free?

We canvassed the research and talked to top experts to uncover these key, study-backed secrets for staying well, even when you're surrounded by germs. The docs' number one tip: Get the flu vaccine, ASAP. Then, follow these simple steps to boost your virus protection even more.

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