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Abby Quillen
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Administrative assistants were once universally male, but now the field is 96 percent female, partly because of the invention of the typewriter. Read my latest article to learn about more ways the role of admins has changed over the years.

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Seafood is delicious and nutritious and it may be the answer to some of our environmental challenges. Click through to find out why and how to add more seaweed to your diet!

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Check out my recent article about the hazards of spending too much time on mobile devices, and learn how to prevent or correct "text neck."

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Want to learn how to brew a perfect cup of coffee? Are you curious about which country's citizens drink the most coffee per day? Check out my latest article!

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Our feet are remarkable structures. They contain 26 bones, 33 joints, and more than 120 muscles, ligaments, and nerves, and they are the foundation for the entire body. Unfortunately, foot pain is extremely common, and it can have a profoundly negative impact on livelihood because it limits mobility. Check out my latest article to learn the cause of most foot pain (it may surprise you) and discover ways to keep your feet strong, flexible, and pain-free.

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Chlorine Is added to our water to kill microbes. Is it also disrupting your microbiome? Learn why you may want to take measures to remove the chlorine in your tap water.

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Sitting for long periods is not good for adults or children, and students need a lot of movement during the school day. “When we keep students active, we keep their energy levels up and provide their brains with the oxygen-rich blood needed for highest performance," writes Eric Jensen, author of "Learning with the Body in Mind." Check out my article about why and how some teachers are transitioning from rows of desks to flexible seating options.

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Check out my latest article for research-proven ways to prevent the flu.

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Happy First Day of Winter! Find some easy ways to celebrate today on my blog.

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Last year around now, I was feeling a little sad about how focused my kids were on getting presents. I stumbled onto the idea of doing random acts of kindness every day in December leading up to Christmas. We picked up litter, delivered cookies to neighbors, left small gifts around town, and more. It was amazing, and we'll definitely be doing it again this year. Want to join in? Check out my latest blog post for our countdown calendar.
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