Preventing Cold and Flu (Continued)
How to wash your hands properly
Believe it or not, one of the best, not to mention easiest, ways to avoid a cold is to wash your hands frequently, especially after time spent in highly-trafficked public spaces.
Besides a shot: other ways to fight the flu
Aside from receiving the vaccine, there are several other steps you can take to reduce your risk of contracting the flu. For example, learn how antiviral medications can both prevent and treat the flu.
Fighting the flu with antiviral drugs
But what if you end up with the flu? You may need to take prescription antiviral medicines if you are at high-risk for complications.