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How to decrease your chances of catching a cold

Strategies to keep the germs away and decrease the chances of catching a virus.

Put a box of tissues wherever people sit
Put a box of tissues wherever people sit
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Place tissue boxes strategically around the house, at work, and in the car. You need tissues widely available so that anyone who has to cough or sneeze or blow their nose can do so in the way least likely to spread germs. Here are 20 more secrets from people who never get sick. 



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