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.
The US is one of the few world nations that provides no paid job leave for either new moms or dads. A new study shows that paid leave has benefits in infant mortality as well as mother’s health. An expert and advocate for paid leave discusses the benefits.
Gig work is becoming more and more a part of the American economy. It takes a certain temperament for a worker to thrive on the freedom gig work offers without being paralyzed by the lack of security. Experts discuss the psychological benefits and difficulties of multiple part time jobs or freelancing.
A look at the top medical headlines for the week of March 3, 2019.
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.
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.
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.
Freezing eggs in their 30's allows women to preserve fertility well into their 40's. Experts discuss the procedure and its uses.
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