TRAVELERS – Health Warning – BE AWARE! Forbes magazine reports that there are on average 2.3 million passengers per day that fly on US carriers. If you are among the many people who travel from airport to airport for work, business, or pleasure, there are several environmental obstacles that you should be aware of namely: germs, pollution, weather, food, and the other people around you. Everything that you eat, drink, breathe, and touch can lead you down the road to illness. Here’s a checklist that will bring your awareness to items and tips to keep you healthy. Read More
So…Do you think you are stressed? It is that time of the year! The Happy Holidays!! Just more stuff to worry about. Pay the bills, get to work on time, finish deadlines, put away Thanksgiving décor, and get out Christmas. Dealing with family you haven’t seen since last Christmas. Parties to go to or parties to plan. Go on vacation with kids. Gifts to buy. We feel like the ever-ready battery bunny, 24-7 go-go-go. Don’t you just want the world to slow down so you can catch up! Read More
Just what is the difference between a virus or a bacteria illness? When we get sick, how do we know what we have? The old saying “feed a cold, starve a fever” is not practical anymore. How do they affect our health? What does the research say? What can we do for prevention?
During a typical flu season, up to 500,000 people worldwide will die from the illness, according to WHO. But occasionally, when a new flu strain emerges, a pandemic results with a faster spread of disease and, often, higher mortality rates. The most deadly flu pandemic, Spanish flu that began in 1918 and sickened up to 40% of the world’s population, killing an estimated 50 million people.