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Plan to Travel? Check Out These 8 Travel Safety Tips First

Posted 06-18-2014 06:45 PM by ChristaIB
Updated 06-19-2014 04:06 PM by ChristaIB

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Reaching the far corners of the globe isn't as expensive or as time-consuming as it once was, making international travel appealing. As much fun as traveling abroad is, maintaining your health becomes somewhat more complex. All countries have their own customs, but they also have their own health issues, food and water standards, bacteria and viruses, and healthcare protocols.

Here are some tips to make your summer travel experience a safe and healthy one:
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Are Antibacterial Soaps Harmful to Your Health?

Posted 12-18-2013 05:27 PM by ChristaIB
Updated 12-19-2013 09:49 AM by ChristaIB

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We are constantly coming into contact with germs--be it our computer keyboard or telephone, the restroom doorknob, or the people we come into contact with--and often times we attempt to limit our exposure by using antibacterial soaps. These products leave us feeling assured we have dodged a germ bullet, especially when a product’s label claims it kills 99 percent of the microorganisms that lead to infectious diseases like the cold and flu.

This week, however,...
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4 Tips to Avoid Colds & Flu

Posted 11-05-2013 12:59 PM by ChristaIB
Updated 11-05-2013 01:15 PM by ChristaIB

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Are you trying to avoid colds & flu this season? It is like the sound of nails dragging across a chalkboard—when that one guy in your office starts sneezing, coughing and blowing his nose. If you're lucky, he'll cover his mouth, but chances are that he won't wash his hands before touching just about everything in the office.

You don't have to become a paranoid freak about sneezy guy may seem far away and harmless, but he can be the source of a lot of illness for...
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Don’t Want to Get Sick? 10 Steps to Avoid Illness

Posted 02-08-2013 03:33 PM by ChristaIB
Updated 10-09-2017 07:10 AM by IBJose

In the winter months, you may be trying to cold and flu season. Unfortunately, spending more time inside during germs and person-to-person transmission of illnesses. This makes it more difficult to stay healthy.

To help you dodge immunity, and also to limit your exposure to contagions. Taking measures to prevent illness is never a 100% guarantee, but you can maximize your chances for keeping yourself healthy this winter by taking the following steps:

Take These...
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so nervous

Posted 10-25-2010 04:59 AM by notaloka123

hey everyone im 21 and made many mistakes in life including unprotected sex...ive never been so scared in my life....ive ttaken 3 test all negative its been almost 3 monhs since the exposure..ive had swollen glands on both sides my throat and my neck they dont hurt but are enlarge....the glands on my throat have been swollen for some time now. no fever flu or rash....some diarrea here and there i eat alot of junk food dont know if that has anythin to do with it...heard everythin from allergies to...
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