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Health.com: 9 Ways to Stay Sniffle-Free

Sleep On It

Logging less than seven hours sleep in the weeks before being exposed to a cold virus can make you three times more likely to develop a respiratory illness than if you got eight or more hours, according to a study published in 2009 in the Archives of Internal Medicine. That's because even minor sleep deprivation suppresses immune function.

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