As the novel Coronavirus spreads across the globe, you are far more likely to get the seasonal flu. And while COVID-19 displays similar symptoms to the seasonal flu, they are not the same. It is important to ... Continue Reading
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Fear of the unknown is part of human nature. When the WHO announced that COVID-19 had reached global pandemic status, alarm bells rang far and wide.
This novel Continue Reading
Nancy called in sick to work again today. Last week, her car wouldn’t start. This week, she says she has the flu. But in reality, Nancy feels invisible at work. She dreads the thought of sharing workspace with coworkers. Everyone shares things in common, laughs at department jokes and lunches together. If she could be honest, ... Continue Reading
Americans drink an estimated 450 million cups of coffee each day. The National Coffee Association reports that one in eight Americans consume coffee on a daily basis, while only one in six drink water. Is that a good thing?
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) states that coffee has earned an improved ... Continue Reading
When Amazon introduced Take Your Dog to Work Day in 1998, one of the first dogs to visit was Rufus, a Welsh Corgi.
His husband-and-wife owners made him part of their work team. They would use Rufus’ paw to click the computer mouse.
Employees loved it. The dogs had fun, too.
What started as an ... Continue Reading
The CDC reports that three out of ten seniors are not getting the flu shot. Seniors are far more vulnerable to the flu and more likely to develop life-threatening consequences from the virus.
The older we get, the slower our immune system responds to infections. This is why vaccines are pivotal for everyone, most ... Continue Reading