Medical Notes: Week of December 22, 2019

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of December 22, 2019, including: A new study showing an injectable could be the answer for people with food allergies. Then, people suffering from depression may find some improvement by taking aspirin or ibuprofen. And finally, if you spend your workday wearing headphones, listening to music… you may be a lot less productive than you think.

Medical Notes: Week of March 3, 2019

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of March 3, 2019.

18-20 Segment 1: Presenteeism

Presenteeism is when people go to work at less than peak efficiency due to illness, injury or distraction. Experts discuss the huge cost to the economy, the chronic illnesses that exact the most cost, and the accommodations that could save businesses billions of dollars.

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18-05 Segment 1: Adult Bullies–More Common Than We Think

Experts describe adult bullying, where and how it occurs most, what they are seeking, who they target, why it continues, and what needs to happen to stop it.

17-05 Segment 2: Power Naps at Work

Most employers believe the workplace is no place to nap, but research links a short nap in the middle of the day to increased productivity.

16-19 Segment 1: Egg Freezing

Freezing eggs in their 30's allows women to preserve fertility well into their 40's. Experts discuss the procedure and its uses.

15-12 Story 1: Women and Work

  Synopsis: The US once led the world in proportion of women in the workplace, but that number has declined the last 15 years. Experts explain the social, economic, and governmental factors that are leading women to quit their jobs--often unwillingly--and stay home. Host: Reed Pence. Guests: Dr. Pamela Stone, Visiting Scholar, Stanford University Clayman … Continue reading 15-12 Story 1: Women and Work