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141118BloodClotsPlanning to make a trip to see relatives for the holidays? Whether you're flying or driving, it's important to stretch those legs and stay hydrated to avoid blood clots that can develop when sitting for prolonged periods of time. Even those who work at a desk all day can benefit from the following tips.

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141104Ebola1It seems every other news article lately is about Ebola. While it mostly seems to be a problem a world away, we all know that air travel has made our globe a much smaller place, so it seems appropriate to talk a little about Ebola in order to match our concern with our level of risk.


Preparing for a climb into the clouds
Slow and steady. At 14,400 feet, that mantra can’t be beat. Neither can the views.

As someone who recently traveled to Peru, Dr. Richard Buck will tell you that those breathtaking sights are best enjoyed when your mind is open and your body is prepared.

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141007OSMmethylisothiazolinone-smMethylisothiazolinone, or MI for short, is a common ingredient in many skin care products that can cause itchy rashes. A preservative that kills bacteria and prevents fungus from forming, MI can be found in shampoos, conditioners, dishwashing liquids, detergents, beauty products and baby wipes. It can also be found in some water-based paints.  

Methylchloroisothiazolinone, or MCI for short, is a similar ingredient that can also trigger rashes. Over the years, MI and MCI have been used in combination. But increasingly, MI is being used on its own and in greater concentrations.

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140915OSM cancerrisk-smGentlemen, let’s gather into a virtual huddle. None of us want to hear the worst news of all – a cancer diagnosis. So let’s have a no nonsense talk about the steps we can take to reduce our risk. It’s plain and simple, guys – doing each of these ten things consistently will greatly reduce your risk of dying from cancer. Here we go: