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The best way to prevent the flu is to get vaccinated. In addition, there are some natural ways to help prevent the flu. These include:
- washing your hands with soap and water, or using antibacterial cleanser, several times a day
- keeping your hands away from your eyes, nose and mouth, where germs can get into your system
- getting enough rest
- staying active
Preventive Medicine Specialist Dr. David Katz discusses some natural ways to prevent the flu. Watch Dr. Katz's video for information on preventive medicine and overall wellness.
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