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FDA and CDC Call for Pause on Distribution of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

In a joint statement, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have called for an immediate halt on the distribution of the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccine. The CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices will meet on Wednesday, April 14, to further review these cases …

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Computing Safely with Laptops

Computing Safely with Laptops

Ergonomic and safety precautions for mobile workers The use of laptops simplifies accessing work remotely—improving our mobility at work and our productivity while on the road. With these benefits come inconveniences, however. According to Cornell University, the fixed design of laptops poses ergonomic dangers to users. If the keyboard is in the optimal position for …

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The Cold Stress Equation - Frostbite

The Cold Stress Equation – Frostbite

What cold temperatures mean for your safety Cold-related injuries and illnesses can slowly overcome a person who has been chilled by low temperatures, brisk winds or wet clothing. This dangerous combination is known as The Cold Stress Equation, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). When frostbite occurs, there is freezing in the …

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3 Must Do Daily Rituals - Cameron Black

3 Must Do Daily Rituals

Good morning my name is Cameron Black and I’m with Ollis/Akers/Arney. It’s going to be the second video I’m sending out in a series that I’m putting together I sent one out a couple weeks ago got some great response and so I wanted to continue down this track. If this is not your cup …

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Social Connectivity in the Time of COVID-19

Social Connectivity in the Time of COVID-19

As the pandemic continues, social distancing doesn’t need to mean social isolation. Consider the tips outlined in this video to maintain social connections or reconnect with your network. © 2020 Zywave, Inc. All rights reserved.

Flu Season and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Flu Season and the COVID-19 Pandemic

The arrival of the fall and winter months signals many things, including the beginning of flu season. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), flu activity peaks between December and February. This means that the COVID-19 pandemic isn’t the only public health concern as we approach the winter months. This combination has …

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Mitigating Migraines at Work

Mitigating Migraines at Work

Migraines are severe headaches that can cause intense throbbing or pulsing, nausea, and heightened sensitivity to light and sound. A migraine episode can last anywhere from a few hours to a couple of days, and— depending on severity—can interfere with the affected individual’s ability to participate in their daily routine or workplace responsibilities. According to …

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