How you can Stay Well after the Biggest Football Game/Party of the Year

At 5:30 pm on Sunday, February 5, 2017, more than 112 million casual and serious football fans – on 72 percent of all of the U.S. televisions sets – will be glued to the big screen awaiting the kickoff for the 51st Super Bowl. This event has become an excuse for fans to spout arcane NFL statistics, place friendly wagers, eat and drink vast quantities and get together with a few dozen friends for the annual Super Bowl party. Unfortunately for some of these fans, medical research has shown that the Super Bowl party might be hazardous to their health. For several years, epidemiologists have noted the obvious. When a few dozen people get together for a party in the middle of winter, especially if their favorite/home team is playing in the Super Bowl, many of them will catch a cold or flu from other attendees. Others (who have