Home > Medical > Cold and flu infection > Preventing flu Preventing flu All sections in Flu » About Flu » Bird flu and SARS » Health Tips » Multimedia » Flu News » Preventing Flu » Spreading the Flu » The 1918 Epidemic » The Flu Virus » Treatment » You and Flu Flu-proof your home While it's impossible to banish the viruses that cause cold and flu, you can limit your family’s exposure to them at home. 15 tips to stay healthy in winter Don't let colds and flu stop you this winter. Follow these tips and hints and you can continue to get more out life despite the weather forecast. Flu: get fighting fit With winter here, you are bound to be surrounded by coughers and sneezers wherever you go, greatly increasing your flu risk. Start an anti-flu action plan today. Here's how. Ask CyberDoc » Test Do you need vitamin C? » Join Body Talk » Quiz Addicted to pills? » No Flu for you 10 foods to boost your immune system Vaccinate to prevent winter blues The most effective strategy to combat serious complications brought on by influenza is through widespread timeous annual vaccination, especially in 'high risk' individuals. Four steps to beating cold and flu this winter Feel it – it is been here awhile. We’re talking about winter. Chilly days and long nights; soup-suppers and cosy nesting nights. It’s also cough-and-sniffle season for the unwary. Your cold-fighting grocery list Incorporate these seven cold-fighting foods into your next grocery list to bolster your family's immune systems. How to keep flu at bay Do these things every day and you will reduce your chances of getting flu. Hand washing vs expensive flu meds In the run-up to the annual influenza season hard-pressed South African consumers are being encouraged to weigh up the relative costs of various preventative measures. Hostile world Watch these spectacular graphics of how the human body defends itself. We see some of the most dangerous sports in the world, a double hand transplant and the common cold. Putting the 'you' into fighting the flu This year it’s personal, which is why it’s time for a complete change of mindset and a radical re-think of what to do if you do get the flu. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life.