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Take steps to stay healthy this winter

Published 12/24/2008, The Jamestown Sun

During the winter, we stay indoors more often. Germs get passed from person to person, and most people catch at least one cold per year. School-age children in the United States miss 189 million school days because of colds, and parents miss 126 million work days caring for them, according to a University of Michigan study. That adds up to billions of dollars in lost work and medical care.

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