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Be Prepared for an Odd Flu Season, Scientists Warn
Health

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

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'
Illness

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.
At Least 80 Boston College Students Sick After Eating at Chipotle
Illness

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
Health

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
Microsoft Wants to Clean Up Your Germ-Infested Smartphone Screen
Smartphones

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

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 Ways to Reduce the Cost of Employee Absences
Managing Employees

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
Taking Care of Business When an Illness Strikes
Illness

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
What Small Businesses Provide That Larger Companies Cannot
Benefits

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
The Parallels Between Entrepreneurship and Bipolar Disorder
Psychology

The Parallels Between Entrepreneurship and Bipolar Disorder

Product company founder and venture capitalist discusses how his sister's struggles with mental illness reflect on his experiences with developing businesses.
Adam Callinan
Business Travel

The Road Warrior's Secret Defense: A Portable Pharmacy

For about $25 you can replicate this frequent business traveler's arsenal, keep illness at bay and ensure that your trip is a productive one.
Paula Phelan