Osteoarthritis Tips for Caregivers!

bigstock-The-word-Health-surrounded-by--43388209Helping a Loved One With Osteoarthritis

By Chris Iliades, MD | Medically reviewed by Pat F. Bass III, MD, MPH

Are you currently caring for a loved on with osteoarthritis?  This article from Everyday Health, gives some great tips on how to keep your loved one active and maintain life quality.  Please read via Helping a Loved One With Osteoarthritis – Osteoarthritis Center -EverydayHealth.com.



What are the five reasons you should call into work sick?

5 Signs You’re Too Sick for Work

Calling the boss for a sick day is never fun, but there are definite times when you’re simply too sick to work.

By Madeline Vann, MPHMedically reviewed by Pat F. Bass III MD, MPH

Article via 5 Signs You’re Too Sick for Work – Seasonal Guide to Healthy Living – Everyday Health.

Do you agree with these 5 reasons, or do you feel there could be more?

Ewww! Your house’s germiest places aren’t where you think they are

By Alexia Elejalde-Ruiz — Chicago Tribune

Given how often they’re on the floor, occasionally inside a public restroom, it should come as no surprise that a third of women’s purses crawl with E. coli.

And given how many grubby hands and baby bottoms touch grocery store shopping carts, we shouldn’t flinch at the fact that, on average, they carry 115 times more bacteria than a toilet seat.

It’s a dirty world we’re living in, and often our germiest encounters are not where we expect them. Not all germs are harmful, and healthy bodies can resist many illnesses. But the more people are exposed, the greater their chance of becoming infected with or transmitting a dangerous bug, whether respiratory viruses or a host of food-borne bacteria.

Read more here: http://www.kentucky.com/2013/03/29/2578836/the-germiest-places-around-the.html#emlnl=PM_update#storylink=cpy