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10 Ways To Avoid Getting Sick During The Holidays

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10 Ways To Avoid Getting Sick During The Holidays

The holidays are the most wonderful time of the year—unless you get sidelined with a sore throat, runny nose, or something worse. “Your immune system is weaker because you’re stressed, skipping workouts, and not eating right, and then you’re confronted with all the germs at crowded stores and big parties,” explains Nieca Goldberg, MD, medical director of the Joan H. Tisch Center for Women's Health at the New York University Langone Medical Center. But sniffling away the season isn’t inevitable.

Use these strategies, and you'll ring in the New Year on a healthy note.

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