HUFFINGTON POST
01/13/2011 08:36 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Flu Season: 10 Surprising Ways To Catch The Flu (VIDEO)

Whether you decide to get a flu shot this year or not, it's important to take steps to prevent yourself from getting the seasonal flu, as well as H1N1, commonly referred to as swine flu.

If you already sneeze into your sleeve, wash your hands diligently, and avoid crowds where these viruses can easily spread, you're on the right track. But you still may be putting yourself at risk in these unexpected ways -- probably without even realizing it.

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10 Ways You Be Putting Yourself At Risk For Flu
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10 Ways You Be Putting Yourself At Risk For Flu