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« The Overindulgence Trap | Main | Holiday Blues »

December 13, 2006

Holiday Air Travel

Many of us will be traveling by airplane this holiday season. And while ‘tis the season to be jolly, it also marks the beginning of the cold-and-flu season. Dr. Phillip Peterson, director of the U’s Division of Infectious Diseases and International Medicine, says an airplane cabin can be just like a giant incubator of disease.

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