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The Battle Over The Office Thermostat

It is defiantly getting warmer outside, which mean the office thermostat wars will be heating up again! According to a CareerBuilder survey, 46% of workers complain that their office is either too hot or too cold, with 15% admitting that they’ve actually argued with a coworker about the office...
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Keep Outside Foods Cool With A Shower Cap

As we prepare for the cookouts that accompany many Memorial Day weekend backyard parties, there is always concern that certain foods, like mayonnaise-based salads, will not fare well sitting on an outdoor table in the Florida heat. That is where you can use a shower cap to keep those salads cool...
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How Often Should You Clean Your Office Coffee Mug?

Somehow the rules for cleaning differ from your home and the office, especially when it comes to your coffee cup. While you run your dishwasher nightly at home, it’s likely been a few weeks (if not months) since your office coffee mug received more than a casual rinse. But is that setting you up...
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Secrets In Keeping Plush Towels Fluffy Wash After Wash

Nothing feels so luxurious than wrapping yourself up in a plush towel after a shower or bath. While we think we'e taking good care of them when with hot water, fabric softener and long drying sessions, an interior expert says we're completely wrong. Apparently the trick is "less is more" when it...
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Are you more likely to get sick when the seasons change?

Spring has officially sprung, even if it still feels like winter. You may have heard you're more likely to get sick when the seasons change, and experts agree that's true. Dr. Bradley Chipps, president of the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology says the nasal inflammation caused by...
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Can Double-Dipping Make You Sick?

Thanks to a twenty-five year old TV episode, the mere thought of dunking a food item into dip, taking a bite and them re-submerging the food back into the dip. The Seinfeld episode where George Costanza at a party double dipped a chip into dip. But is double dipping as disgusting as it sounds?...
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How To Heat Up A Cold Office

Now that the cold weather is back there is a good chance your office is also cold! So if you work in a drafty office or have a stingy boss here's some advice on how to get the heat cranked up! First, recruit like-minded cold comrades who also feel the office is scold and then as one group present...
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The Key In Keeping Healthy This Cold & Flu Season May Be In Houseplants

The cold and flu season is taking its toll on the office. While you should always stay home if you have it there are some who come in anyways or those who are sick but have yet to show symptoms. So an easy way to protect your health is to populate your work area with houseplants. Researchers have...
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Should You Warm Up Your Car Nor Not?

With some of the coldest weather in recent memory there's a good chance you've ventured out and started your car to "let it warm up" before leaving for work. It begs the questions, does your car need to be warmed up. Depends who you ask. If you ask your mom or dad, they probably said yes. But today...
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Cold Weather Hacks To Keep You Warm

Floridians can handle pretty much all sorts of weather except freezing temperatures and bitterly cold wind. Freezing rain affecting much of the heart of Florida this morning and wind chills in the 20s and 30s all day the cold sticking around through Sunday. So make sure you are prepared by keeping...
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