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LiveSmart: Wintertime Can Wreak Havoc on Your Voice

February 1, 2018

Between the whipping winds outside, plus the heat in your home, at work, and in your car, winter can have a pronounced drying effect on your vocal cords. Dry vocal cords can become raspy, strained and take extra effort to vibrate when you speak. [...]

LiveSmart: Hand Washing for Good Health

November 9, 2017

Spending more time indoors; kids back to school; cold and flu season is looming – we are entering prime “germ sharing” time. It’s important to remember – and remind the children in your life – that washing your hands is the best defense against illness. [...]