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Medical News Today: How to avoid getting sick

Most people experience colds or the flu from time to time. However, there are some proven ways to reduce the chances of becoming infected. Although most cold and flu infections occur during the fall and winter seasons, the viruses responsible for these illnesses are present year-round. Fighting off a viral infection takes its toll on… Read More »

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Vegans take more sick days

Vegans have twice as many sick days as their meat-eating colleagues in the UK, according to a new report. The study found that vegans had almost five days off a year for the likes of flu, cold and minor ailments — well above the national average. They were also three times more likely to visit… Read More »

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Winning at work: How to avoid getting sick in the office

Our workplaces are making us sick, but there are clever ways to dodge the germiest corners and keep your health intact Chris Turner/Getty By Richard Webb and Yvaine Ye The headlines are lurid. One 2012 University of Arizona study swabbed chairs, phones, keyboards, computer mice and desktops in offices in New York, San Francisco and… Read More »

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