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Homepage Feature Well May 2019

6 Tips for Biking to Work Safely

According to the United States Census Bureau, the number of people who commute to work by bike nationally has increased. Biking to work is safer than it’s ever been before and...
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What You Need to Know Before Traveling Internationally This Summer

Whether you’re traveling for work or pleasure, going overseas can be the adventure of a lifetime. Unfortunately, it can also be a threat to your health if you don’t take the...
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The 2 Biggest Ways Technology Takes a Toll on Your Health

There’s no doubt about it: Screens are grabbing our attention at the workplace and beyond. Unfortunately, this all takes its toll on our eyes and ears. A Nielsen report found...
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Your Ultimate Guide to Over-the-Counter Pain Relievers

We’ve all felt a little under the weather at work. Whether you are combatting a sudden headache, trying to ignore your muscle cramps, or trying to push through discomfort from a...
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3 Easy Steps to Relieve Stress in Your Daily Life

Do you often feel stressed out? You’re not alone. While there are many factors that can contribute to stress becoming a chronic problem, work is the main source of stress...
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The Next Superfoods to Include in Your Lunch

For a while the nation couldn’t stop talking about kale. The vegetable’s long reign as the star “superfood” is easy to understand—it’s loaded with vitamins A, C and K, as well...
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4 Unexpected Side Effects of Binge Drinking

While consuming alcohol can be safe in moderation, binge drinking has many unintended side effects on your personal and even professional life. According to the Centers for...
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Pain in the Neck? Here’s How to Cope.

Life has its ups and downs, and one of the downs can be a pain in the neck. It can come from something as simple as a violent sneeze, falling asleep in an uncomfortable position...
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What Immunizations Are You Forgetting About?

It’s a childhood ritual: The annual visit to the pediatrician, and the one question on every kid’s mind—“Will I have to get shots this time?” Vaccinations are safe and help to...
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How You Can Fend Off the Flu This Season

As the flu season quickly approaches, it is important for you to protect yourself and your loved ones.
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10 Steps to Better Sleep

Finding yourself drifting off at your desk, yawning in meetings or having difficulty focusing at work?
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6 Ways to Defy Your Age

Being proactive is a valuable quality, particularly in the workplace. Perhaps you’re the kind of person who is always one step ahead on a project or always striving to turn in...
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