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Does Being Physically Fit Reduce the Risk of a Cold?

3 days ago   |   By Cathe Friedrich

Colds are not life-threatening, but they sure are a nuisance and they're certainly inconvenient. In fact, colds are one of the most common reasons that people miss work, and for businesses, they're a source of lost productivity. Despite advances in medical research, we have yet to snag a cure for the common cold. So, the best strategy is to prevent them. Is it possible? The average adult gets between 2 and 4 colds per year and children get more. What if we could reduce that frequency? You might wonder what role lifestyle plays in preventing the common cold. Are physically fit people less...
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