Health Tip: 12 Ways to a Healthier Holiday

'Tis the season to stay well

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(HealthDay News) -- No one wants to be sick over the holidays. So, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers these 12 tips to help you stay healthier:

  • Wash hands frequently.
  • Bundle up in layers to stay warm.
  • Keep stress in check and get plenty of sleep.
  • Take it easy and slow on the road.
  • Quit smoking.
  • See your doctor for vaccinations and regular checkups.
  • Make sure children are always supervised.
  • Take care to prevent falls.
  • Practice good food safety.
  • Eat a nutritious diet and get plenty of regular exercise.


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