Common Cold Research Paper

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The common cold is a viral infection of the nose and throat that can cause congestion, runny nose, fever, and much more. There are over three million cases of this virus every year, and it can easily be fended off by getting at least seven hours of sleep every night. Aric Prather did a study that showed that sleeping more can prevent the virus. He sprayed the virus into noses of 164 men and women and examined them. The study showed that of the 164 subjects, 39 percent who slept six hours or less got the virus, and of the subjects who got seven hours or more, only 18 percent got colds. The study also showed people who slept six hours or under were four times to catch a cold than the ones who slept more than seven hours. Getting sleep is
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