Wellness Wednesdays: How to avoid getting sick during cold and flu season

Welcome to Wellness Wednesdays, where each week we'll show you how to make your life just a little bit better. From fitness to food, mindfulness and even love, check back each week for more tips on making this your best year yet.

Here's the deal: When the weather starts to change, we all get sick. There's a reason this time of year is called "Cold and Flu Season" and there's a reason doctors recommend getting a flu shot.

But sometimes, after all the precaution, you still get sick. We chatted with Dr. Karen Latimer to get her tips on how to stay healthy as long as possible, and combat those pesky illnesses. From what you're eating to making sure to clean the germiest places around your home, watch the video above for Dr. Latimer's tips on staying healthy this year.

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