Just one sick person in the office means HALF of the communal surfaces are contaminated by lunchtime Some of the likeliest germ hotspots include doorknobs, photocopier and lift buttons and the office fridgeEmployees far more likely to get ill from touching surfaces rather than someone sneezing near themBut simple interventions such as hand washing, wipes and hand gel can drastically reduce the risk of infection By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 15:57 GMT, 1 February 2013 | UPDATED: 16:43 GMT, 1 February 2013 We've all had that sinking feeling when a stoic colleague turns up to work coughing and sneezing.
A hot shower, a stroll round the park and a curry: The expert's guide to beating your cold in just 24 HOURS | UPDATED: 15:21 GMT, 14 December 2012 When the dreaded lurgy strikes, day in bed can seem like the only option.
Chinese restaurant “caught wheeling roadkill deer into kitchen in bin” | UPDATED: 11:59 GMT, 2 October 2012 Stomachs turned at a Chinese restaurant in Kentucky last week when in the middle of enjoying a buffet lunch, customers noticed a rubbish bin full of roadkill being wheeled into the kitchen.
Kitty went to school feeling unwell – by lunchtime she'd lost the use of her legs: TV host Lucy Alexander tells how a rare disease left her young daughter confined to a wheelchair | UPDATED: 13:39 GMT, 5 August 2012 When Lucy Alexander’s daughter Kitty said she felt ill one morning, her mother assumed it wasn’t anything serious.
Why eggs for breakfast will keep those hunger pangs away until lunchtime | UPDATED: 23:07 GMT, 11 May 2012 Going to work on an egg could keep mid-morning hunger pangs at bay.
Actor Nigel Havers under the microscope: Why I don't fear getting old | UPDATED: 07:19 GMT, 24 April 2012 Nigel Havers relies on his wife giving him daily supplements and says 'they seem to be doing the trick' Actor Nigel Havers, 60, takes our health quiz…ANY INJURIES I broke my wrist during the filming of Chariots Of Fire in 1981.
The mother who sent her child to school with a Smartie sandwich.Teachers were appalled when a mother sent her child to school with a sandwich filled with just Smarties.
Deafblind girl refuses to go to school after teachers BAN guide dog from dining hall because another pupil has allergy Another pupil who uses the canteen is severely allergic to dogs A deaf and blind teenager is refusing to go to school after teachers banned her guide dog from the dining hall. Molly Watt, 17, says she was left to eat lunch alone in a separate room because another pupil who uses the canteen is allergic to the dog