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Virus Spreading As Kids Get Ready To Head Back To School
There is a contagious virus that is making its way up the east coast and has now landed in New York. It typically affects children although some adult cases have been documented. Here's what to look for and protect your kids from so they don't come down with it when school starts.
West Nile Virus Detected Across The State
We all try and protect ourselves from mosquitoes this time of year. Now, after extensive testing across the state, it was discovered that all regions contain mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus. Here's how you can protect yourself.
Foreign Letter's Strange Substance Sends State Workers To Hospita
What exactly was on the envelope that got 3 state workers sick on Tuesday? Sounds like the opening line to joke, but this wasn't anything to laugh at. Police say state workers have been taken to a hospital after becoming ill in their Albany office when one of them opened a letter from a fo…
Do Not Eat Romaine Lettuce
There is a massive e-coli outbreak due to tainted romaine lettuce. You are urged to not eat any and to throw it away if you have it in your fridge.
Bath Toys Could Make Your Kids Sick
It seems obvious to us, as parents, that bacteria can form inside all of those bath toys that our kids play with in the tub. But now that there is a study out and details, it's quite gross.
Brian and Jess Have Long Overdue Intervention With Chrissy (AUDIO
This has been one of the worst flu seasons in recent years and it's gotten to the point where Chrissy has been taking extreme measures to make sure the studio is germ free. While it's greatly appreciated, Jess and I thought things have been getting a little out of hand. We felt that Chrissy was lite…
Your Dog Can Catch The Human Flu
So I got the flu this year. I have been in isolation in my bedroom since I was diagnosed. Fortunately, I made sure that my dog Freddie stayed away from me too, and it's a good thing because I found out he could catch it too.
5 Ways To Stay Healthy During Flu Season
'Tis the season, flu season. This most wonderful time of year (note sarcasm) runs from October through May. There are five ways that you can give yourself the best shot at not getting the dreaded flu according to the Department of Health.
Text Messages Becoming Convenient for Calling in Sick
Text messaging seems to be the way of the future.  If you don't know how to text message, then you are way behind the times.  Now, it's even being used for employees to call in sick to their employer and is proving to be even more convenient.