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Situations When a Ventilator may be Necessary

A ventilator is also known as a breathing machine or a respirator, which is a medical device that helps patients breathe when they are not able to do it themselves. It gently pushes air into the lungs and lets air exit naturally, as if the patient was doing it themselves. Any time someone is undergoing […]

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Topics: Healthcare

Your Own Dirtiest Places You Encounter on a Daily Basis

Germs are all around us—they’re unavoidable. No matter how hard we clean and scrub, we’ll always come into contact with germs. There are a few simple things you can do, however, to limit the damage they can cause. First, you must know the dirtiest places you encounter on a daily basis. Once you know these places, […]

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Topics: Wellness

What to Know About Winter Dehydration, Sweating, Clothing, Dry Air, and Hydration

Whether you’re a homeowner shoveling your driveway or a professional tower climber working in extremely cold conditions, winter can impact a person’s health in unexpected ways. Dehydration, in particular, is one of the most common afflictions brought on by the harsh winter months. Though it’s thought that dehydration is only due to the harsh heat of […]

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7 Ways You Can Stay Healthy in the Workplace

If you work at a job where you spend a considerable amount of time sitting at a desk, giving your health the attention it deserves can be difficult. Somehow, it can be physically exhausting to spend the majority of your day stationary, whether you’re working on a computer or making sales calls. It’s important that […]

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5 Summer Heart Health Tips for the Hot Weather that Sill Are Important During Back to School Time

The summer sun is great for anyone’s mood, but when it comes to your heart, this time of year can pose some major threats. Be wary of possible signs of heart disease, and help keep those medical issues at bay with these summer heart health tips. Stay Hydrated Proper hydration is essential throughout the entire year, but […]

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Topics: Wellness

How to Improve Your Indoor Air: 4 Useful Tips on Humidity Control, Proper Ventilation, Air Cleaning, Preventing Indoor Pollutants

There’s a notable difference between indoor and outdoor air. Ultimately, we spend a considerable amount of our time inside, so we want to do everything possible to optimize the quality of the air inside our own homes. Follow our list of tips on how to improve indoor air quality in a way that will elevate your standard […]

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Topics: Wellness

6 Straightforward Tips to Stay Healthy at Work in the Office Environment

The workplace is a hub for sickness—numerous people, many of whom take public transportation, coexist in the same space for the majority of their week. Sharing a communal space encourage germs to spread at a much quicker pace. And unfortunately, many employees can’t afford to get sick due to limited PTO and available sick days. […]

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Topics: Wellness

Chicago Fire Department Biometrics: Two Definitions

Authentication Biometrics is the process by which a person’s unique physical traits are detected and recorded by an electronic device or system as a means of confirming identity. All sworn members of the Chicago Fire Department have been activated in the City of Chicago’s biometrics program. The program was effective October 1, 2012 at 0800 […]

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Topics: Authentication, Wellness


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