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10
Oct

QUESTIONS ANSWERED: THE FLU

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Holidays are almost here and the Flu season is about to begin. We answer some general questions about this 2014-2015 Flu season in this blog post.

What sort of flu season is expected this year?

It’s not possible to predict what this flu season will be like. Flu seasons are unpredictable in a number of ways. While flu spreads every year, the timing, severity, and length of the season usually varies from one season to another.

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29
Sep

What is Ebola and how do people catch it?

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Over the past month, you may have heard people talking about the Ebola virus. You may have also seen something about it on television, in the newspaper or on the Internet.

The reason for this is because an outbreak of Ebola started in West Africa in March. So far, the virus has infected nearly 6,000 people in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria and Senegal.

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12
Sep

Keep Cool! Protect Your Health When It’s Hot

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A heat alert has been declared for parts of Southern California as possible record temperatures hit in the coming days.

"When temperatures are high, even a few hours of exertion may cause severe dehydration, heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke," said Jeffery Gunzenhauser, the interim health officer for LA County.

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04
Sep

WHAT HAPPENS TO OUR BRAINS WHEN WE EXERCISE AND HOW IT MAKES US HAPPIER

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Exercise has been touted to be a cure for nearly everything in life, from depression, to memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s and more. At the same time, similar to the topic of sleep, I found myself having very little specific and scientific knowledge about what exercise really does to our bodies and our brains.

So what is the connection between our feeling of happiness and exercising regularly?

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