Top 10 Ways to Avoid Getting Sick This Summer

With summer in full swing - getting sick is probably the last thing on your mind...

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    Now it’s time to shed the layers and have some serious fun in the sun. But partying and vacationing aren’t always a blast. The reality is that cold and flu viruses circulate year-round, and getting caught with a summertime sickness can be a major buzzkill. Thankfully, AskMen has put together a list of level-headed tips to keep you from getting sick this summer. Here are the top 10 ways to avoid getting sick. By Jacob Franek
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    No. 9 Scrub Common Surfaces

    Although cold and flu viruses are most commonly spread from person to person, indirect transmission can be responsible for spreading sickness as well.  This is because cold and flu viruses can survive outside the body for several hours or even days. This makes commonly touched surfaces, such as countertops, faucets, telephones, and doorknobs germ cesspools.  To stop the spread, sanitize common surfaces thoroughly and often.
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