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Posts Tagged ‘CDC’

The risks of ultraviolet exposure

Since moving to Portland I have noticed a lot of dentists, Goodwill stores and pet hospitals. There are also a lot of tanning salons. According to Sperling’s Best Places, on average Portland has 144 days of sun a year. (The U.S. in general has 205 average sunny days.) Current Results¬†estimates Portland to have 142 days […]


Keep healthy this flu season

I got my flu shot on Friday. Over the weekend it occurred to me that I should write a post about it. Mostly because there are so many myths about getting the flu shot. I have gotten the flu shot for at least the past 10 years in a row (and got it while I […]


It’s flu shot season

It is flu shot season. For at least the past 9 years I have gotten a flu shot. My company provides them for free and onsite. I am more inclined to get my flu shot if my company provides them and if they are easy to get onsite. I have had several jobs provide free […]