11 easy ways to boost your health this fall

Fall has fallen into place. The days are getting shorter, temperatures are vacillating and the threat of a cold, the flu, seasonal allergies and COVID-19 are all about to mingle. It’s a lot to contend with, but there are a number of simple things we can do to stay healthy this fall, say public health experts.

TODAY spoke with Lorna Thorpe, Ph.D., M.P.H., director of the division of epidemiology in the department of population health at NYU Langone Medical Center, and Dr. S. Patrick Kachur, M.P.H., a professor of population and family health at the Columbia University Medical Center, both in New York City, to find out what we can do to try to stack the odds in our favor. Here are their tips for boosting physical health, mental health and immunity throughout the autumn season.

1. Get a flu shot

Both experts emphasize that getting a flu shot this

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Decluttering Blueprint – Step 6 – Easy, Green, DIY Ways to Organize & Update Your Bath

If your bathroom is cluttered with several family members cosmetics, half filled bottles, and grooming tools-it’s time to clear it out, clean it up and convert it to a space that is fresh, green and rejuvenating!

First, empty the room and edit all of your belongings. That means you’ll need to sort like things together and let go of duplicates, products no one uses, and expired medicines and make-up. Be determined to eliminate everything but the items you’ll actually use.

Before you cart all the things you need to keep back into your space, give it a facelift. You can create a bath that is healthy, functional, and pleasing with color, smart storage, and easy to clean surfaces. Start at the top and work your way down to ground level.

  1. Ceiling – While you might not spend much time looking at your ceiling, don’t pass it over.
  • Paint – If
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Penis Pain? Duh! Some Easy Answers

It’s human nature to want to know why things happen the way they do – the cause and effect of things, as it is. Often with medical and health issues (including penis health), it can take a while to get to the bottom of things and determine the root cause of a problem. But in other instances the cause is pretty darn obvious if a guy only takes a few minutes to really think about it. With that in mind, here are some possible easy answers to the query, “Ouch! Why am I experiencing this unpleasant penis pain?”

Some answers:

– Someone’s going jockless. Okay, we know that wearing an athletic supporter isn’t really cool unless one is a professional athlete. But perhaps the reason a guy feels penis pain today has to do with that wild neighborhood football game he got himself into that got a little out of … Read More

The Quick and Easy Guide To Kitchen Cabinets

I’ve got a confession to make. I am a construction (for lack of a better word) idiot. We all have those friends who’s eyes light up whenever the word construction or the phrase “home repair” pops up. I’m not one of them. They can tell you that a screw of 5/8th length isn’t what you need; you need “4 1 by 8s!” Of course. As far as kitchen cabinets go, they know the game inside and out. Listen to them and you can’t go wrong. But, if you don’t have one of those hardware nuts in your life, here’s a few tips on buying kitchen cabinets for your home. The process really isn’t much different than shopping for a new pair of pants or item for your home. An informed consumer always wins:

1)Look online. Guess what? You don’t have to buy everything you see online. eBay is a great … Read More