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From A to Zee: A Health and Safety Perspective

Working From Home: Survival Edition

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Working From Home: Survival Edition

Having a strategy for working from home is necessary, now more than ever before. Come up with a plan for your own body, your children's sanity, and your partner or roommate to keep everyone as sane as possible during this time of extreme togetherness while we socially distance from everyone else.

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COVID-19: Do I need a mask? How much toilet paper do I need? Are we overreacting? And other pressing questions about coronavirus.

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COVID-19: Do I need a mask? How much toilet paper do I need? Are we overreacting? And other pressing questions about coronavirus.

The novel coronavirus, known as COVID-19, made landfall in the United States on January 20, 2020. The first fatality occurred in Washington State in an elder care facility, and as of now, over 19,000 people in the US have been confirmed to have the virus. The stock market is reacting violently to the global threat of the virus, and stay home orders have shuttered the country. This particular virus is termed "novel" because it has never before been seen in humans, which means we have no natural immunity to it, and is why it is spreading so rapidly. It is...

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9 Things to Keep in Your Winter Car Survival Kit

9 Things to Keep in Your Winter Car Survival Kit

Winter is coming... Ahh! A winter post! I'm so sorry. I know it's mid-September. It seems like once the State Fair hits, we can go from high-flying summer to the dredges of winter in a heartbeat here in the nearly Great White North. Fall is such a lovely season that's really too short around here, and sometimes it seems to not exist at all. But. You guys, it's Minnesota. Once September hits, all bets are off.  This happens, you know. Last January, the Saint Paul school district came under fire because they did not anticipate the strength of a winter storm,...

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11 Sneaky Ways Dehydration is Ruining Your Life

11 Sneaky Ways Dehydration is Ruining Your Life

You may have heard that 98% of the human body is comprised of water. In an adult that number is closer to 60%. Despite that common misconception, our bodies do indeed need a lot of water and require that we replenish our water stores at a consistent tempo to that which we deplete it. Read on to see just some of the effects being dehydrated can impact your daily life.

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We Support Local Because We Are Local

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We Support Local Because We Are Local

The picture above is my grandfather, Gil Mathews, in 1973, shortly after he and my father, Chuck, opened Zee Medical Service in the Twin Cities. This is one of my favorite pictures, as it so thoroughly encapsulates the lore of this time in our family's history. 

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