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Cold & Flu

How long does it take one sick person to infect an entire building? As little as 2 hours. Researchers took a virus that behaves similarly to Norovirus (which is highly transmissible as it’s hard to kill and survives on surfaces for days) and rubbed it on a few commonly touched surfaces like elevator buttons, door […]

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Fall’s Almost Here!

August 29, 2014

Labor Day is this Monday for Americans, and that means pools are closing, weather is getting colder, and fall is almost here. It’s time to switch gears and start thinking about fall and winter activities, as well as gear up for cold and flu season. Hopefully this year’s cold and flu season is mild, and […]

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Avoid Back To School Germs

August 12, 2014

Whether your kids are headed back to school, or your young adults are headed off to college, their walking into a minefield of germs. Close proximity + cold and flu season means their immune systems are going to be fighting off a large number of illnesses (and change plus less sleep will be taxing them, […]

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Whether you’re an adult attending a party or a kid trick-or-treating, it’s important to stay safe on Halloween, a holiday that offers a lot of opportunity for trouble. Here are some tips to keep in mind: Costumes If you live somewhere cold, try and incorporate warmth into your costume—a wig, hat, long sleeves or pants. […]

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