23 Nov '11, 8pm

Got a cold? Here are 12 fun ways to ditch it You're thinking echinacea? Try singing, dancing, beer, sex.

Got a cold? Here are 12 fun ways to ditch it You're thinking echinacea? Try singing, dancing, beer, sex.

Let the kids play in the dirt. Many scientists believe that getting dirt under our fingernails has helped us survive as a species by introducing bacteria and viruses to our bodies that spur the development of a healthy immune system. Studies suggest that when kids put dirty fingers in their mouths, they're doing their immature immune systems a favor by helping them develop appropriate immune responses. By the same token, some researchers believe owning dogs and cats can help boost the immune systems and reduce allergies in children. Now you can think of bacteria as friendly germs that help your kids fight cold viruses that they would otherwise incubate and deliver to your stressed-out and compromised adult immune system.

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