It can be the time of year when everybody's health seems to be up and down. With the constant changes in the weather, it can be really nice one day and bitterly cold the next. That's bound to mess with your health at least a little bit. I thought we'd talk about what YOU do about it.
So I came down with a little bit of a cold the other day. Nothing too bad, just the beginnings of a sore throat, stuffy nose and feeling sore and tired. I was able to knock it out pretty quick by taking a ton of that EmergenC stuff and getting a ridiculous amount of sleep. However, I was feeling pretty bad when I came to work Monday.
There has been a lot of talk about the flu lately. The CDC has called it an epidemic. Doug posted a list of places you can get your flu shot if you would like one. I haven't gotten mine and don't intend to. I'm knocking on wood as I type this, but I haven't gotten the flu shot in over 20 years and I've been fine. It is your choice though.
Unless you’ve been hiding out under the covers shivering, nursing a fever and clutching your achy bones, you probably know this has been a brutal flu season.
What you may not know is there are measures you can take to avoid the flu -- and most of them are pretty darned simple. So, what are they?
Cash-strapped consumers are turning to a rather dangerous way to stretch their food dollars — they’re ignoring expiration dates and keeping leftovers in the fridge for longer periods of time.