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9 Habits of People Who Don’t Get Sick

Research suggests that doing these things can keep you healthy all year long


(This article appeared previously on Grandparents.com)

We all know people who never seem to catch a cold or get the flu — while the rest of us cough and sniffle our way through feeling miserable. It could be that these folks know something we don’t.

Research suggests a slew of immune-boosting habits can bolster your resistance to disease-causing bugs and wage war against harmful inflammation, keeping you healthy all year long. Here’s what people who never seem to get sick do to stay well — whether it’s during the colder months of the year or a summer heat wave:

By Beth Howard
A former magazine editor, Beth Howard specializes in health and medicine. She also writes for U.S. News & World Report; Reader's Digest; O, The Oprah Magazine; The Washington Post; and The Wall Street Journal. She is based in Charlotte, N.C.
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