Spreading Germs

How Long Can Germs Live On Surfaces?

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living

Prior research has already concluded that two common bacteria that cause colds, ear infections, and strep throat don't often live for long outside the...

Is It Time To Stop Blowing Out Candles On Birthday Cakes?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.08.2013 | Canada Living

For all those who enjoy reveling in "back in my day" stories, you may soon have one more to add to the list: "Back in my day, kids were allowed to blo...

Sticky Situation: Flu Season Etiquette

Julie Blais Comeau | Posted 01.13.2013 | Canada Living
Julie Blais Comeau

Are you ready for flu and cold season's sticky situations? If you happen to be within six feet of anyone who is sick, even if you don't see them, some 10- to 100-million viruses may be coming your way! To protect yourself, your loved ones and your team, here are nine germy season dos and don'ts.