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Eat These 6 Foods to Help Fight Colds

You can’t always avoid the dreaded head cold, but there are ways you can help boost your immune system to keep your body strong and prepared to fight! But don't fall for over the counter promises. Believe it or not, just eating healthy and smart can go a long way in...

How to Care For Someone With the Flu

According to the CDC, flu season is officially here. While the best way to prevent the flu is to get a flu shot, the vaccine can take up to two weeks to start working. So what should you do if a friend or family member is sick and you’re their primary caregiver? To...

Desk to 5K: Life Lessons from the Trails

Anyone who has spent time with me since I joined the company has had to endure listening to me speak about a passion of mine: running--and in particular, long distance running. But it’s important to understand that while you don’t immediately start out by running...

Debunking 3 E-Cigarette Myths

Smoking is more than just a bad habit. It’s the number one preventable cause of death in the U.S., killing more people than HIV, illegal drugs, alcohol and traffic accidents combined. A recent trend we’re seeing with smokers trying to kick the habit is trading in...

No Flu For You: 5 Flu Shot Myths Debunked

It’s that time of year; flu season is upon us. That means flu shots. Maybe you’re ready to go and are rushing to Target because they’re offering discounts to shoppers who get the flu shot as an incentive. Great! You know the importance of getting the flu shot, not...

5 Ways Not to Sabotage Your First 5K

Last October I ran my first 5K. I wish I could tell you that after months of training and planning that the whole thing went off without a hitch, that I had my best personal time, and I blasted through that finish line in a blaze of glory. But it was anything but...

How to Start a #HealthyConversation

Our health is intensely personal. Yet it doesn’t exist in a vacuum. Which is why having “healthy” conversations – the kind where you talk about your health – are so important.If you have a family history of heart disease, cancer or diabetes, you need a healthy...

TGIM – Thank Goodness it’s… Monday?

TGIF, right? Not so fast. More and more people actually look forward to the distraction work can bring to escape stress at home. It’s true! In fact, a recent study, When Work Becomes A Haven From Stress At Home, showed that participants’ cortisol levels, a hormone...

How to Challenge Your Friends to Step Up

It's basic but true: Your chances of starting and sticking with a fitness program increase if you're among friends. The motivation and encouragement -- and even a little healthy competition -- that a group provides is hard to replicate by yourself. To help you get...