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16 Cold and Flu Myths You Need to Stop Believing

The Active Times Logo By Hristina Byrnes of The Active Times | Slide 1 of 17: <p>It’s easy to be misinformed about the causes of the influenza – the flu as it’s better known – and the cold (or the difference between them) with so many “wisdom gems” and friends’ advice out there. There is a good chance some of the <a href="http://www.theactivetimes.com/travel/n/15-facts-and-myths-about-flying"><strong>information</strong><strong> you have may be wrong</strong></a>. <a href="http://www.theactivetimes.com/healthy-living/nutrition/17-healing-foods-cold-and-flu"><strong>Avoiding the common or seasonal viral infections</strong></a> starts with setting the record about the facts and myths related to the cold or flu straight.</p>

16 Cold and Flu Myths You Need to Stop Believing

It’s easy to be misinformed about the causes of the influenza – the flu as it’s better known – and the cold (or the difference between them) with so many “wisdom gems” and friends’ advice out there. There is a good chance some of the information you have may be wrong. Avoiding the common or seasonal viral infections starts with setting the record about the facts and myths related to the cold or flu straight.

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