August 16, 2013

Person to Person Contagion Spread

An infectious disease is a disorder caused by organisms like bacteria, viruses, fungi or parasites entering the body, and then multiplying. Some of these diseases can […]
August 26, 2013

Why Working Through an Illness is Not a Good Idea

Ever wake up and just feel too miserable to do anything, but then force yourself to carry on as usual? Many employees do this consistently, either […]
September 19, 2013

The Super Spreader

The stakes are still high in search of a dominant cause for infectious disease spread by airborne and fomite contagion.  Finding the cause is the last step to stopping its spread.  Around […]
October 9, 2013

Most Epidemics Peak During Winter

The seasonality of epidemics has been observed by historians and physicians for millennium or more.  Temperature suspicions keep reappearing, particularly suspicions about the cold.  Even hemispheres behave the […]
December 23, 2013

Tis’ the Season for Spreading Joy – Not Viruses

Over the last two weeks the number of cases of influenza has increased dramatically. According to the Center for Disease Control, the national summary report for […]
December 23, 2013

Avoid Food-borne Illness at the Next Office Potluck

Scenario- at the last office potluck you sampled the chicken salad that was unknowingly left out of the fridge for several hours. Unfortunately that night until […]
January 14, 2014

Influenza: The Potency of Super Spreaders

Flu activity is widespread in most of the US and is likely to continue for the next several weeks according to the CDC, Center for Disease […]
January 19, 2014

Stay Healthy During Flu Season

Deaths caused by flu are increasing at an alarming rate across the country. Texas, California and other areas are experiencing increasing numbers of flu cases.  The […]
January 24, 2014

Our Health and Indoor Weather – How SARS and Influenza Spread

Our bodies are well connected with the weather. Weather most certainly affects the way we live and our health. We now know the consequences to our […]