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    6 Tips for Sound Sleep When You Have a Cold

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    Add Moisture to the Air

    Running the heater in winter dries out the air -- and your nose. If you breathe through your mouth, you could wake up with a sore, scratchy throat.

    Use a humidifier. You’ll breathe easier and sleep better. It might also help keep you well: A 2013 study found that raising humidity levels above 40% helped to lower the risk of getting the flu.

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    Reviewed on November 12, 2015

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