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Should You Take Dietary Supplements?

When you reach for that bottle of vitamin C or fish oil pills, you might wonder how well they’ll work and if they’re safe. The first thing to ask yourself is whether you need them in the first place.

Safety Tips for Traveling Abroad

Terrorist acts occur unpredictably, making it impossible to protect yourself absolutely. The first and best protection is to avoid travel to areas where there has been a persistent record of terrorist attacks or kidnappings. Here are some additional precautions. 

The Healthy Side of Technology

Physical and mental health go hand in hand. In today’s world, technology, in one form or another, is rarely out of reach. Ways to put technology to work for you in helping maintain your own healthy balance are currently quite popular and diverse. With new gadgets constantly on the horizon, the possibilities are endless. 

Frontline Supervisor: Substance Abuse in the Workplace

Q. Periodically, we have employees incur back injuries on the job. Some get pain medications, which I know can be addicting. Although I haven’t noticed any employees affected by drug dependency, what are the symptoms? 

Family History and Your Risk of Disease
Did you know that your family history might be one of the strongest influences on your risk of developing heart disease, stroke, diabetes, or cancer? Even though you cannot change your genetic makeup, knowing your family history can help you reduce your risk of developing health problems.
Tips for Hoverboard Safety
Self-balancing scooters - hoverboards - are steadily increasing in popularity among the tween and teen set, but many question their safety and rumors of fires and explosions abound.
Itching for Allergy Relief

Pollen grains from trees, grasses and weeds can float through the air in spring, summer or fall. But on their way to fertilize plants and tree flowers, pollen particles often end up in our noses, eyes, ears and mouths. The result can be sneezing spells, watery eyes, congestion and an itchy throat.


Five Ways to Spot a Tax Scam

The IRS reminds people that they can know pretty easily when a supposed IRS caller is a fake. Here are five things the scammers often do but the IRS will not do. Any one of these five things is a tell-tale sign of a scam. 


     

    Frontline Supervisor: Internet Use at Work

    Q. What is Internet addiction and how can I spot whether Internet addiction is affecting productivity? How would you hold an employee accountable if you can’t “diagnose” the worker? It seems like a catch-22 to me.


    Disconnect to De-Stress
    In today's world of live streaming, we are thrust into the minute-by-minute happenings of every day. It has become so important for us to know what someone is posting on Facebook or to update our own status, to see the latest picture on Instagram or to respond to the most interesting tweet. How does all of this digital technology impact our stress?
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