Tag: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Your keyboard is dirtier than a toilet seat

Your keyboard is dirtier than a toilet seat

| March 5, 2017

It may appear clean and tidy, but just how germ-free is your office? Studies have discovered as many as 25,000 germs per square inch on an office telephone, and, if that isn’t startling enough, consider this: The typical office desk is 400 times dirtier than the average toilet seat, reports EHS Today. Office germsĀ haveĀ a noticeable […]

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Aim for a better contingency plan this flu season

Aim for a better contingency plan this flu season

| October 10, 2014

The flu is considered benign compared to other life threatening diseases. Many of us choose to endure the suffering, pop some pills, and wait for a few days to get rid of it. But did you know that this seemingly common disease claims hundreds of lives and several thousand out-patient visits and hospitalizations per year? […]

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Should companies mandate certain vaccinations?

Should companies mandate certain vaccinations?

| March 13, 2014

Infectious diseases are the second most common cause of death in the United States. Influenza alone kills more than 36,000 people a year. Infectious diseases can spread in a variety of ways including, direct contact, indirect contact, through the air, and droplets. Measles is an example of one highly contagious disease that spreads quickly through […]

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