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Between the Swine Flu, Chicken Pox and Strep Throat, anyone who works in an office or has a child in daycare or school is constantly fighting a battle with their immune system. Being exposed to continual outbreaks of various bacteria and viruses leaves us all vulnerable. It’s been said that being in contact with 1 sick person can increase your chances of getting sick between 40-90%. You can keep washing your hands, but sooner or later, you may want to take increased precautions.

With the Cleanwave UV-C  Sanitizing Wand, you’ll be doing the work of Lysol, bleach, hand sanitizer and so much more. This want helps to elimate germs and odors, without filling the room with chemical filled sprays or harsh smells. Ideal for heavy traffic area, the CleanWave is perfect for cell phones, toys, door knobs, keyboards, remote controls and more.

Kill up to 99.9% of germs, including MRSA and H1N1 viruses in under 1 second and rid pet areas of odor causing bacteria. With cold and flu germs everywhere, you can never be over prepared. Make sure you get rid of germs fast and easy.

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Most people that have problems sleeping resort to prescriptions, over-the-counter medications or even “natural” alternatives like melatonin.  What they don’t mention is that this can lead to dependence, a greater problem with attempts to sleep and frightening issues during dreamtime.

Obviously there is a lot of controversy when it comes to finding a cure for problems with sleeping, but before you try an internal solution and putting something inside of your body, perhaps try an external solution changing your environment.

If you’ve had your mattress for more than 8 years, it’s about time you get a new one or at least a mattress pad. Not only will a new mattress help assist you with fall asleep faster, but it can help cure problems like back and neck aches that can keep you feeling tired all day.

It may be an old wives tale, but hot chamomile tea or a glass of hot milk might do the trick. Soothing and warm, heated liquids can warm your body up faster and allow for greater relaxation when trying to fall asleep.

When all else fails, the Rise and Shine Natural Wake-Up Light  is a great thing to have for when you  need to fall asleep peacefully and wake up refreshed. The light and sound therapy helps your body to naturally fall asleep , calibrating the external environment with your internal needs. When you’re ready to wake up, rather than try and be jolted up by the sound of a harsh alarm clock, you can slowly be awakened with a slowly brightened light, simulating dawn. This slow change in environment helps your brain to wake up, giving it time to adjust before your eyes open and you start your day.

Still have trouble sleeping? Try counting sheep, reading and keeping the lights and sounds off in your room for at least a half hour before attempting to fall asleep, signaling a wind-down time for your body.

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Any hiker, distance runner or avid traveler will tell you that owning a CamelBak or personal hydration pack is a necessity & if you’ve ever dealt with one, you know that they are incredible devices. We could go on and on about how great and functional they are, but chances are if you needed one, you’d likely own it.  Instead, we’d rather talk about how big of a pain it is to try and clean it.

If you’re patient, you might take it out of its pouch, wash it with soap and water and then hang it upside down, waiting for it to dry before stuffing it back in its pouch and then putting it away in the closet, ready for your next use. What you don’t know about this method, is that it takes an extremely long time and still does not rid your fluid bladder of mildew and other odor causing germs. So what will?

Hydration Peet Dryer. Easy to use – simply plug in and let it go, the Hydration Peet Dryer will completely dry out the reservoir, ensuring that you have a safe, clean pouch to use on your next run or hike!

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You may not know it, but once you’ve brushed your teeth and put the toothbrush away, bacteria starts to move in. While you’re sleeping, cells multiply, creating a haven of germs. When you wake up, that’s the exact same toothbrush you’ll use to get rid of morning breath, plaque and cavities.  Knowing how quickly bacteria works while you’re away, why would you ever use anything but a brand new toothbrush again?

Now, you can get a brand new, clean toothbrush every six minutes. Cleanwave Portable Toothbrush Sanitizer is a necessity for every household, traveler or person with teeth and/or dentures.

After brushing, simply enclose your toothbrush in the portable case and go. Six simple minutes is that is needed to UV sanitize your brush, including airborne contaminants too!

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For most pet lovers, their dog or cat is an extension of their family and is therefore, just as important as other members of the family. Many owners even purchase their pet health insurance. So when the weather gets too cold or wet to be able to let your pets outside or take them on walks, what do you do? Since you can’t take your pup to the gym, you have to take the gym to your pup!

With PetZen DogTread treadmills, you can keep your pet in shape without having to leave the warmth and comfort of your home!  What’s better, is that the DogTread comes in three different sizes, making sure that your pet receives the most ideal exercise for its breed.

Keep the furry members in your family at their fittest with the Pet Zen DogTread treadmill systems.

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Whether you’re trying to stay warm during those cold nights or just relax your muscles after a day at the beach, having access to a spa or Jacuzzi is surely appreciated. PlusHeat is proud to sell the Comfort Line products, especially the Spa2Go. It’s extremely affordable, and can be put together in a matter of minutes.

As the world’s most portable and most affordable hot tub, you and up to 3 friends will be able to receive both the luxurious and therapeutic benefits that massaging water can provide. Let stress melt away into the bubbling of your brand new hot tub.

At the end of the day, weigh out the costs: Less cost of a traditional hot tub, therapeutic, can be used in any weather & takes less than 10 minutes to put together. Oh, by the way – did we mention it is less than $800?

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