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A Cell Phone Sanitizer? What’s That?

A Cell Phone Sanitizer? What’s That?

You can use a hand sanitizer for your hands but what about other items that you use all the time; which pick up germs as well? When you think about it, it does make sense – recent research has found that cell phones are a home to all manner of germs and could be responsible [...]

Geekdesk Makes Standing The New Sitting

Geekdesk Makes Standing The New Sitting

Senior executive at AOL, Mark Ramirez, feels it is more natural to stand when working and for many like Ramirez, standing is the new way to work, replacing sitting at desk for long periods. 10% of AOL employees at the Virginia campus, now prefer to stand rather than sit at their desks; citing many reasons [...]

Alternative Therapies For Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Alternative Therapies For Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

The world is coming around to using natural and alternative therapies for two main reasons – one because they aim at healing the whole body rather than improving a few symptoms, and secondly to avoid the many side effects that come along with main stream medication. Here is a ready reckoner of the alternative therapies [...]

What Are Anti Fatigue Mats Or Workplace Mats?

What Are Anti Fatigue Mats Or Workplace Mats?

The trend of improving work ergonomics and helping to provide a better work environment for workers is known to improve productivity. In this equation and to this end, Anti fatigue or workplace mats are becoming quite popular. So what exactly are anti fatigue mats, and how can these workplace mats actually help to lower worker [...]

The Best Exercise For Carpal Tunnel Prevention – Part 2

The Best Exercise For Carpal Tunnel Prevention – Part 2

Keep in mind the guidelines mentioned in part 1 of this post, such as warming up your hands if cold, and stopping any exercise if it causes pain or discomfort or any worsening of symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome. Here are some more exercises that can help to prevent or ease carpal tunnel and could [...]

What Is ‘Toasted Skin Syndrome’?

What Is ‘Toasted Skin Syndrome’?

A new syndrome comes to the fore now, this one related to prolonged laptop use, called ‘Toasted skin syndrome’ which, according to Web MD, can happen to all those of us who use the laptop for long periods of work, study, gaming etc. The Toasted Skin Syndrome can manifest itself by a brownish discoloration of [...]

The Best Exercise For Carpal Tunnel Prevention – Part 1

The Best Exercise For Carpal Tunnel Prevention – Part 1

They rightly say that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure and it is true in the case of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome as well. Many cases of carpal tunnel seem to have no specific cause, and there is a genetic predisposition that many show to this problem, however there is much that [...]