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2. Get Adequate Rest

Getting plenty of sleep is one of the most effective ways to fight the common cold. Sometimes, it may be just what your body needs to heal. If possible, take a day or two off -- work stressors can hinder recovery. Aim to get at least eight hours of sleep, and try to get to bed early.

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