From the monthly archives:

November 2014

Winter Food Poisoning Season

November 28, 2014

During summer, warm weather encourages the growth of several food poisoning pathogens that can creep into picnics, barbecues, and pre-made food. During winter, Norovirus is the most common cause of gastroenteritis, or stomach flu. What Winter Foods Cause Stomach Flu? The big one to watch out for is sprouts. Sprouts commonly come contaminated with salmonella, […]

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Survive The Holiday Rush!

November 27, 2014

Are you among the rush that will be out looking for deals tonight and tomorrow? Maybe you’re a casual—you go out, and just see what you find. Maybe you’ve been researching for weeks, you know what you want, you know where to find it, and you know how much you’ll pay. (Or maybe you’re a […]

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Ebola Is Still A Threat

November 26, 2014

When Texas got it’s Ebola patient, the predicted risk of America having one was only 20%, and rising exponentially each week. Just because it’s happened, doesn’t mean the risk has passed—it’s much higher than it was, and still rising. But there seems to be a collective head turning. Whether people are more focused on the […]

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Have A Good Thanksgiving Trip

November 25, 2014

Whether you’re staying in a hotel or with family, here are some ways to make sure that your Thanksgiving weekend is just right! Staying In A Hotel? -Always check for bedbugs by looking under the sheets. No one wants to think about it, but ignoring the problem doesn’t make it go away—and even nice hotels […]

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Families Fighting Flu is a non-profit group that does just what it says. And according to their most recent survey, many Americans underestimate how serious the flu is, and how many people are seriously affected by it each year. The CDC emphasizes getting a flu vaccine each year. According to CiDRAP, the flu vaccine is […]

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