Last year’s flu season was a breeze: only 2,038 reported cases in all of the U.S. compared with 38 million for the 2019-2020 season. Of course that comes with a big but: we were all so hunkered down avoiding the more-contagious Covid-19 that the fl
So you stayed healthy during quarantine? Congratulations!
It wasn’t easy, and not just because of the virus. Being locked up inside our homes was a pretty effective way to stay clear of infection, but it sure didn’t help when it came to exerci
You might want to sit down for this. Or maybe you should stand. It’s hard to say because two studies, taken together, have left us paralyzed with confusion:
In the first we learned that prolonged standing on the job is more likely to lead to h
The idea of intermittent fasting has been getting a lot of buzz lately. As weight loss methods go, it’s one of the oldest, whether used intentionally or not. For most of human evolution, intermittent fasting has been a natural part of our lifestyle
It seems like everyone is an expert on stress these days, at least on experiencing it if not managing it. It’s been a difficult twelve months. Some things are starting to look up at this point, and people are looking forward to moving on with their
Strictly defined, ergonomics is the study of people in their working environment. Initially, this study was about efficiency. It was about modifying the work environment to maximize productivity. It was about redesigning the assembly line to make fou
As we brace for the impact of COVID-19, efforts to protect ourselves are falling mainly into two categories. First, we are trying to avoid exposure. And second, we’re ramping up the capacity of our healthcare system as quickly as possible to keep i
There’s this old curse: May you live in interesting times. It doesn’t seem so bad at first. But then the interesting times hit and everybody rushes Costco and you have no idea when you’ll be able to buy toilet paper again.
The reality of the
Here at PrePak Products, we are big fans of physical therapy and physical therapists. It’s a field of medicine dedicated to helping people heal in a non-invasive manner, without surgery or drugs. With a focus on adapting to injury, relieving pain,
How are your allergies? If you’re like one in five Americans, there’s something bothering you. It could be pollen, it could be peanuts, it could be cats. There’s a never-ending list of things that people are allergic to, with symptoms ranging f