Illness

People Who Take Cold Showers Take Fewer Sick Days, Study Finds

When you're really cold, your body's auto-response is to warm itself up.

Lydia Belanger

12 Ways to Do a Fitness Challenge in Your Company

Find a fitness or wellness competition that supports your employees in improving their lives.

#5 Tips for Managing Your Health and Wellness as An Entrepreneur

A University of California research study found that 49% of entrepreneurs surveyed were dealing with at least one mental illness such as ADD, ADHD, bipolar disorder, addiction, depression

After Fatal Listeria Outbreak, DOJ Investigates Blue Bell's Response

The government wants to discover what the ice cream company knew and how the health crisis was handled.

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Be Prepared for an Odd Flu Season, Scientists Warn

Past flu cases peaked in mid-to-late December, but that probably won't be the case this year.

Hilary Brueck

How This Entrepreneur's Near-Death Experience Inspired a Million-Dollar Business

When, at age 39, Jon Loew was given two months to live he recorded videos for his kids to watch at a future date. After he made a miraculous recovery, he took that idea and turned it into a video sharing service.

Carly Okyle

Chipotle CEO Apologizes to Ill Patrons, Promises to Become 'Safest Place to Eat'

The fast casual restaurant has had three food safety incidents since August. Most recently, a Boston location made 80 people sick.

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At Least 80 Boston College Students Sick After Eating at Chipotle

Chipotle closed the location in question yesterday, and the students have been tested for E. Coli and the norovirus.

Katie Little

Here's Another Scary Reason to Get Off Your Butt and Move

When you do this for too long too often, and you're likely doing it now, you could seriously damage this essential organ.

Microsoft Wants to Clean Up Your Germ-Infested Smartphone Screen

Fact: Your little talk box is crawling with gobs of toxic crud. Microsoft aims to kill those bugs dead. Here's how.

This Health App Puts Real, Live Medical Professionals In Your Pocket

For $15 a week, Vida delivers live, one-on-one personalized medical advice from health-care pros.

5 Ways to Reduce the Cost of Employee Absences

Track time off taken by your staff and figure out how to prevent its impinging on healthy company coffers.