In fact, John C. McGinley, Dr. Perry Cox on the NBC-TV comedy Scrubs, hit the streets of
Americans need to focus on protection against colds when the sick season approaches, said Kenneth Bock, MD, and author of The Road to Immunity. Simple daily activities such as exercising regularly, getting plenty of rest and eating a well-balanced diet, including antioxidant-rich orange juice, may help boost the immune system and protect people against the worst that cold and flu season brings.
Layers of Protection
Cities and citizens can lessen their suffering during cold and flu season as long as they remember to P.R.O.T.E.C.T. themselves. The following tips will help keep cities off of
Experts say washing hands is the best way to prevent the spread of cold and flu germs3.
The Ahh-Choo! Index is a list of American cities that reported the most cases of respiratory illness during the peak week of the 2003-04 cold and flu season -- the week of December 26, 2003. Statistics were provided by
Surveillance Data Inc. (SDI).
1. Results determined by percent of the population affected with a respiratory illness during the peak week of last years cold and flu season -- the week of
Source: Florida Department of Citrus