‘Tis the Season to #FightFlu

While the holidays are typically a time for travel, great meals and spending quality time with loved ones, the season can also include an unwelcome guest: influenza (flu). Flu is a contagious viral infection that can affect anyone. In the US, the 2018-2019 flu season was the longest in 10 years, lasting from September 2018 to mid-May 2019, and causing nearly 43 million illnesses. Don’t let a visit from flu disrupt your holiday plans this year. Consider these tips before you hop on a plane, attend a company holiday party…

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Bulletproof Your Knees and Shoulders

How did you get injured?   I was reaching for something in the back seat of my car and heard a pop in my shoulder.     Not again!   Oddly enough, many of us are scared to workout because we think we’ll get injured at the gym. But we’re more likely to get injured when we least except it—usually because we’re reacting to an unexpected stimulus during, for example, a men’s hockey pick-up game or while we’re cooking in the kitchen.   If you’re an avid fitness enthusiast, you…

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