Picture a perfect winter’s evening. If you are like most Americans, you have envisioned your family together in your home with the furnace working hard to keep you all warm and toasty. American homes are well insulated, so you don’t lose too much heat through your walls.
However, winter is the season of colds and the flu. The biggest reason why we tend to get these illnesses during the winter has very little to do with the actual cold. The main reason is that we tend to be indoors all the time, and we don’t aerate our homes quite as much. We’d rather not lose the precious warmth, but we inadvertently help the growth of bacteria and viruses. So, what can you do?
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