It can be tough to avoid the cold and flu.
Adults, on average, get about two to four colds a year, children about 6 to 10, mostly in the fall and winter months. And every year 5 to 20 percent of the population comes down with the flu, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, with about 200,000 people getting sick enough to be hospitalized.
This Denver Post article is full of tips from the CDC and infectious disease doctors on avoiding cold and flu symptoms this winter. Have a healthy week!