RXInformation.org Provides Seven Easy Ways to Help Prevent Getting the Flu this Winter

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These seven simple tips from RXInformation.org can help prevent catching a cold or flu this winter.

Each year, millions of people suffer from the flu and pneumonia. According to the Center for Disease Control, flu complications cause an average of 114,000 hospitalizations and up to 36,000 deaths every year.

Since there are no known cures for the flu, prevention must be your goal and RXInformation.org provides some steps you can take to reduce your chance of getting the flu or other serious infections:

  •     Wash your hands often.    

  •     Use disposable plates, forks and spoons if someone in your family has the flu.
  •     Door knobs, keyboards and telephones can harbor viruses-clean them often.
  •     A daily supplement helps provide the essential nutrients your body needs.

  •     Avoid sugar and fatty foods that help lower your body's immunity.
  •     Use paper towels in the kitchen and bathroom instead of cloth towels.    
  •     Open public restroom and other doors with disposable paper towels.

Use our free in-home self-examination at http://www.rxinformation.org/coldflu

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