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12 Ways to Do a Fitness Challenge in Your Company

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

Serenity Gibbons

· 7 min read

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.

Reuters

· 2 min read

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

· 2 min read

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

· 4 min read

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.

Reuters

· 3 min read

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

· 2 min read

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.

Kim Lachance Shandrow

· 5 min read

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.

Kim Lachance Shandrow

· 3 min read

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.

Kim Lachance Shandrow

· 5 min read

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.

Heather R. Huhman

· 4 min read

Taking Care of Business When an Illness Strikes

An entrepreneur shares the first five things she did to support her business and herself while surviving cancer

Kelsey Ramsden

· 4 min read

What Small Businesses Provide That Larger Companies Cannot

A tragic turn of events at one firm reveals that something is eventually lost at a larger scale.

Gene Marks

· 5 min read