Fitness

You need this hand sanitizer: Free weights are 362 times germier than a toilet seat

Research shows that the levels of bacteria on most gym equipment could put a gas station bathroom to shame. One recent study found treadmills to be 74 times filthier than a water fountain, and free weights 362 times buggier than a toilet seat—and more than 70% of those bugs were potentially dangerous to humans. Luckily, most gyms have hand-sanitizer dispensers—but ...

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Breastfeeding Success Hinges on Support

By HealthDay employees HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, April 11, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Details and support can support new mothers overcome breast-feeding issues, a lactation expert says. A pregnant lady ought to inform her partner and loved ones about her breast-feeding ambitions and why they are critical to her, mentioned Dr. Nicole Hackman. She’s a pediatrician and medical director for lactation ...

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5 Common Gamification Myths Debunked

We’ve all seen the headlines: “How Gamification Motivates People to Do Extraordinary Things” “Gamification Revolutionizes Corporate Training” “How Gamified Training is Transforming E-Learning” It’s gotten to the point where everyone is writing about gamification and its benefits. You’d think it’s a miracle fix the way some people write about it. With all the information circulating on the Web, there seem ...

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Deep Brain Stimulation May Ease Tourette Tics

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, April 11, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Some young individuals with severe cases of Tourette syndrome could benefit from getting electrodes implanted in the brain, a tiny study suggests. The procedure, identified as deep brain stimulation (DBS), has lengthy been utilized to treat certain instances of Parkinson’s illness and other brain-based issues. But DBS is ...

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Adding Web Classes to Your Training Methods

Being in the customer service and sales training business, I have heard many reasons/excuses why onsite training cannot be conducted. The clients know their employees need the skills but say: We are too busy for training. It is too challenging getting my team together for training. I can’t train because I need to maintain coverage. Who will service our customers? ...

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'Video Feedback' Might Help Treat Autism in Babies

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, April 11, 2017 (HealthDay News) — A “video feedback” intervention plan may possibly aid babies at danger of autism, a new British study suggests. “Parents usually sense their child is building differently very early on, however acquiring a diagnosis of autism can take years,” stated Jon Spiers in a news release from Journal of ...

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Training Top 125 Best Practice: The Leadership Development Series at Holman Automotive Group, Inc.

The Leadership Excellence School at Holman Automotive Group, Inc., continues to be an essential part of the company’s success. Holman Automotive is committed to developing and promoting from within, and the programs in this school play an important role in preparing existing and potential leaders for promotion. Program Details The Potential Leader Program (PLP) is a springboard to first-level leadership. ...

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More Younger Americans Are Suffering Strokes

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, April 10, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Strokes are generally associated with the elderly, but new investigation suggests that strokes are increasingly happening to Americans beneath 65. The study looked at a sample of information from some U.S. stroke hospitalizations. From 2003 to 2004 in this sample, more than 141,000 folks from 18 to 65 ...

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What Can Your Employees’ Pets Teach Them?

When getting a pet, whether adopting an older pet from a shelter or a puppy or kitten from a breeder, there’s a transition period in which, technically speaking, you train your pet. But, as some of us have discovered, it’s the pet who often trains us. Pet caregiving isn’t as serious a responsibility, or as difficult, as raising a child, ...

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CRISPR: Is It Possible to Remove Disease From DNA?

April 10, 2017 — Can you roll your tongue? Do you have a widow’s peak? Does peppermint make you sneeze? The answers are written in your DNA, along with a host of other assembly directions that gave you specific traits, skills, and susceptibilities. Your DNA also consists of information about your wellness — both your current status and your possibilities ...

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