Allison Janse, Patient Expert

Allison wrote for HealthCentral as a patient expert for Allergies, Asthma, and Cold & Flu.

Out of Sick Days? Avoid the Office Cold Using These 5 Tactics

Hack, wheeze, sniffle, sneeze. What spreads faster than office gossip? The office cold. “Every day, you run a germ gauntlet getting to work and in your workplace,” explains Charles Gerba, Ph.D., microbiologist at the University of Arizona. “Basically...
Allison Janse

Don't Let Germs Be Your Travel Companions

Surely you’ve seen them: the growing legions of germ-aware folks who use a paper towel to open public restroom doorknobs and won’t sit on a public toilet seat without some sort of paper guard. As the holidays approach, you may want to stop making fun ...
Allison Janse