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The Flu Goes Viral

January 17, 2018

Office Expansion

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Outbreak

As part of what I do, I keep in contact with agents from around the country, and with a particularly stubborn strain of the flu appearing to make the rounds, I’m glad it’s all done via telephone.

That’s right, it’s that time of year where entire departments at workplaces across the country seem to get sick in shifts, but I’m sure I don’t have to tell anyone that has ever fallen ill that there’s a big difference between a minor bug and an official bout with The Flu.

This Lifehacker article details methods of separating seasonal sickness from the viral infection that can have serious consequences if left untreated, so you can find out whether you need a trip to the hospital or just a few fingers of bourbon and a good night’s sleep.

Vitamin Vigilance

I’m one of those people who take tremendous pride in rarely ever being sick, and why shouldn’t I…it’s like my immune system is especially athletic. It’s at least as good a positive random attribute as being tall or able to wiggle your ears.

In any event, other than the occasional struggle with the turistas when traveling through some Latin American countries, I do as much as I can to nurture my gift, including by taking these vitamins, which I swear by. They’re intended for men, but I’ve also taken the liberty of finding the female formula for women who also desire to enhance their mutant healing factor.

Big Screen Bargain

If you’re in the market for a new TV, you can’t beat this deal I stumbled across on Amazon while looking to purchase something else I don’t really need. Where else are you going to get a 49 inch 4K Smart TV for $350…well, at least one that didn’t fall off the back of a truck, maybe literally. I say take advantage.

The Last Word

All right, that should about do it for this short week. Thanks as always for making “Brad’s Blog” one of the first items on your weekly agenda, it’s always appreciated. I should be back in your inbox at the usual time, but until then get an industrial size bottle of hand sanitizer, close your office door, and hope for the best.

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