Your gym is teeming with germs. Here's how to avoid them.
Studies have found that the surfaces of treadmills, weight machines and other typical gym equipment are teeming with bacteria and other infectious germs. Here's how to lower your exposure to the most dangerous and prevalent germs without freaking out so much that you stop going to the gym.
Deciding when and how to give your child a cellphoneWhen is the right time to get your child his or her own cellphone? The answer is different for every child, and the decision does not end with buying the phone and handing it over to the child.
It takes time to make friends at a new job -- but a candy bowl is a good startUsually, finding "our people" at work takes weeks and months of daily proximity and small talk, borrowing staplers and awkwardly sipping sodas at work-sponsored social events.
What's behind the persistent shortage of lifesaving EpiPensEpiPens, which can help stop a severe or life-threatening allergic reaction, have been hard to get since at least May 2018. The EpiPen shortage can be traced at least in part to two factories in Missouri.
Remember the ABCDE rule when watching molesQ: Why is melanoma so dangerous? I had a squamous cell growth removed, and it was no big deal. However, a mole that had to be biopsied for melanoma (it turned out to be benign) has my doctor worried.
Vivid memories of adventures and traveling help with griefMemories of adventures and traveling, plus the artifacts and souvenirs from such trips, are very helpful in coping with grief because they are so vivid. You will easily revisit all the detailed happy moments of that adventure together.
Is caffeine good or bad for you?Caffeine. Is it good or bad? We get this question all the time, and the answer really depends on your goals and overall state of health.
The sultry plant that will break your heartThe tropical hibiscus produces some of the most lurid blossoms in the garden -- a broad, ruffled, flared collar around a central antenna full of knobbly, nectar-rich protuberances. So why haven't we all got them?
How to decorate dorms and small bedroomsRecently, I had the bittersweet experience of decorating my daughter's dorm room. Luckily, she wanted something simple, no thematic decor. Her only requirements were that she wanted her bedding in white with accents in yellow.
Wheaton's Lincoln Marsh transports visitors to a place of wonder and wildlifeStroll into Wheaton's Lincoln Marsh Natural Area and you enter a different world, a world that can feel very foreign to the suburban experience.
Constable: Mass shootings have gone from 'not here' to 'anywhere'When it comes to mass shootings in the United States, there is no more shocking time or place.
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