6 Tips for Avoiding the Flu in an Open Office

October 14, 2016 admin 0

Teamwork is a beautiful thing…until it makes you sick. According to a University of Arizona study, it took just four hours for the germs on a contaminated workplace door to spread to the work surfaces and hands of half the employees in the office! Other office germ hot spots include coffee pots, microwaves and refrigerator door […]

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9 Popular Flu Season Myths: Fact or Fiction?

September 28, 2016 admin 0

Every year when flu season begins, new rumors begin flying and the old standards pop back up. You’ve heard many of them before: “The flu shot gives you the flu” or “Antibiotics will cure you.” We’re here to help you separate flu season fact from fiction. 1. If you’re young and healthy, you don’t need […]

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Flu Season 2016: Facts and FAQs

September 19, 2016 admin 0

First, a few flu facts: Did you know that influenza (aka the flu) afflicts roughly 60 million Americans annually? Or that there are multiple varieties of flu viruses? (Type A causes the most extensive and severe outbreaks, while type B tends to be milder.) Keep your flu IQ sharp with these helpful tips for staying healthy […]

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5 Common Ailments That All Have One Cause

September 9, 2016 admin 0

Just the other day, a healthy 33-year-old woman asked me to look at her jaw. For some reason, when she woke up that morning, the left side of her jaw was especially tight and stiff. I see this all the time, so I had a pretty good idea what the problem was: stress. Even though […]

7 Ways to Sleep Well When It’s Hot Outside

August 31, 2016 admin 0

When Hilary moved from Wisconsin to Arizona, the drastic change in climate took a toll. “I explain it to people at home that it’s like stepping out into an oven,” she says. “It wasn’t bad when it was a dry heat, but during monsoon season it got humid, which is really tough.” Since arriving in […]

How to Stay Healthy During Allergy Season

August 29, 2016 admin 0

If you find yourself suffering from sneezing, itchy eyes, and pressure headaches every spring and fall, welcome to the seasonal allergy club. Here are some common questions we get about pollen allergies–and how to survive them without losing your mind. How do I know if I have allergies, a cold, or a sinus infection? It […]

Beating the Holiday Blues

August 25, 2016 admin 0

The winter holiday season is a time of year when people celebrate and create community with friends and loved ones. For some however, this time of year can make them feel more lonely, especially if they’re single or they’ve recently lost a loved one. And while it’s no surprise that loneliness can increase the risk for depression […]

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What’s New in Condom Technology

August 25, 2016 admin 0

Condoms can be ribbed, flavored, and even glow-in-the-dark, but generally speaking, they’re all pretty much the same. Despite the different new materials and available bells and whistles, condoms, which date back to 11,000 BC, haven’t evolved much in the last several hundred years. But Bill Gates is changing all that. Sure, Gates may not be […]

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9 Tips to Combat Work Stress

August 25, 2016 admin 0

Stressed about work? You’ve got plenty of company: 84 percent of respondents said stressful jobs impacted their personal lives, and 42 percent had purposely changed jobs due to stressful work environments, according to a Monster.com report. Even if you’re lucky enough to love what you do, it’s normal to face some amount of stress regularly — and […]

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Protecting Yourself From Zika

August 25, 2016 admin 0

If you turned on the news over the weekend, you probably heard the warnings about Zika virus, a mosquito-borne illness that can cause serious brain damage to developing fetuses. U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) officials are warning women who are pregnant or thinking of having a baby to delay travel to 38 […]

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