Cold & Flu Prevention Center

30-Day Cold- and Flu-Prevention Calendar

Achoo! Follow these tips to boost your chance of staying healthy during cold and flu season—or at least minimizing your downtime if you don’t.
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Stop smoking

Smoking suppresses the immune system, which could leave you vulnerable to viral attack. In particular, smoking can destroy cilia, the tiny hairs inside your nose and lungs that help trap and get rid of germs.