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Getting Sick

The 9 Habits Of People Who Never Get Sick | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.24.2016 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM We all know people who never seem to catch a cold or get the flu, while the rest of us constantly cough and sniffle our way throu...

With Severe Autism, Just Getting Sick is Complicated

David Royko | Posted 03.09.2016 | Parents
David Royko

I remember my dad advising me about doctor's visits, especially to be as specific and thorough as possible when describing symptoms -- good, solid and...

'Thanks For The Flu!', To The Following Terrible People

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 01.07.2016 | Comedy

Every year, medical experts give us the same strategies for carefully navigating cold and flu season. And every year, millions of people completely di...

Here's How to Prevent a Cold, Says Science

Allure | Posted 11.17.2015 | Healthy Living

Soap and water removes dirt and bacteria, while hand-sanitizing gels or wipes kill viruses. Wash your hands as needed throughout the day and before eating, and keep sanitizer at the ready for disinfecting.

10 Cities Where You Don’t Want to Get Sick

24/7 Wall St. | Jenny Che | Posted 09.30.2015 | Business

About 440,000 people die in the United States each year as a result of a preventable hospital error. Despite the precautions hospitals take to minimiz...

Your Lack Of Sleep Is Probably Making You Sick

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 09.01.2015 | Healthy Living

Here's a great reason (as if you needed another one) to catch those Z's tonight: A lack of sleep can significantly increase your chances of getting si...

Let's Ban Handshakes At Work And Start Fist-Bumping

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 10.01.2014 | Business

Winter is fast approaching, which means more sniffling, sneezing and coughing around the office. A pretty sickening story in The Wall Street Journa...

It Only Takes A Few Hours For A Virus To Spread Through An Entire Office

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 09.08.2014 | Healthy Living

Once a virus makes it onto an office doorknob, it only takes a few hours before it can be found on 40 to 60 percent of the people inside a workplace -...

Recipe For Staying Home Sick Without Your Mom

Emma Brodie | Posted 03.24.2014 | Women
Emma Brodie

Of course, there's no substitute for that ineffable balance of "you poor thing" and "for your own good" that makes mom care so safe and comforting... but as the Hippocratic Oath says, there's no harm in giving it a shot, right?

7 Things You Don't Know About Colds

Posted 03.12.2015 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul You know the germiest places in every room and could write a tutorial on hand washing, but you'll still be surprised by the sneaky ...

Prioritizing Your Health in Your Work-Life Balance

Jordan Jayson | Posted 04.03.2013 | Business
Jordan Jayson

I recently came back from CES in Las Vegas, where one of the biggest trends coming out of the show was Digital Health. I was inspired, and I decided this would be a great New Year's Resolution. One week later I forgot everything I learned.