Sickness

The Story of Purell–A Verb and a Noun
It's now one of the most well-known products in world history, but it hasn't really been around that long: Purell.
I love Purell or any other product that boasts germ fighting properties. Often times Shirley and I will always have a small bottle of hand sanitizer with us when we venture int…
The Magazine in Your Doctor’s Office Can Make You Sick
During a visit to the doctor, we almost always grab a waiting-room magazine to take our mind off what's to come. But health officials say those very periodicals could pose a health risk and actually make people sick, particularly if they're left out for a lengthy period of time and ha…
Is Sneezing Into Your Elbow the Healthy Thing to Do?
Most of us have been taught to cover our mouths when we cough or sneeze, but for the last five years, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been trying to persuade kids to cover their convulsive expulsions with their elbows, instead of using their hands.