Immunity

Immunity

One-Minute Immune Booster: Your Daily Shower

Hot water, cold water, hot water. This simple routine, called “contrast bathing,” is invigorating and restorative.

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Two Pneumonia Vaccines? One is Fine, Thanks

It’s always nice when you can skip a visit to the doctor. It’s even better if you can avoid a…

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Ginseng—Super Immune Booster

Bottom Line/HEALTH: If you’re thinking about kicking your immune system up a notch, you might want to think about ginseng.…

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Vitamin C— The Favorite Immune Booster

Bottom Line/HEALTH: What are your favorite everyday immune boosters? Dr. Rubman: I like to have a combination of vitamins and…

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Boosting Virus Protection

Bottom Line/HEALTH: There’s near panic going on with ebola, enterovirus, and who knows whatever other creepy viruses are running around…

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How to Wreck Your Immune System

It's surprisingly easy to do... Nobody wants to spend time sick in bed feeling miserable with a cold, the flu…

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Try Dry-Brushing for an Immune Boost

It’s generally not nice to give someone the brush-off—but when it’s your own body you’re brushing, you do yourself good,…

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Power Soup That Helps Boost Immunity

If there's ever been a time when you need a well-functioning immune system, it's now. And the first place to…

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Wear Wet Socks to Bed…and Other Ways to Get or Stay Healthy During Cold and Flu Season

Do you dread winter because you always get sick? Sniffles, sneezes, coughs, fevers and aches are not inevitable. In fact,…

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The Secrets of People Who Never Get Sick

Why is it that some people hardly ever get sick? I wanted to learn their secrets. Some of these secrets,…

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Catching a Cold from Alcohol

Given how often we hear reports on the health benefits of drinking moderate amounts of alcohol -- including wine and…

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Boost Your Immunity to Fight Colds, Flu and Pneumonia

Colds are potentially more dangerous than most people realize. That’s because they often weaken an already compromised immune system, making…

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Vaccine + ZZZs = Better Protection

Do you go to bed early on the few nights before you get a vaccination? And on the few nights…

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Los Angeles Sees Superbug Invasion

The rise of superbugs sounds like something out of a sci-fi movie, but as we know all too well, the…

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Immunity Boosters

Natural ways to guard against colds, flu -- and serious viral illness Even people who pay close attention to their…