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Physical And Emotional Strain On Workers

You’re in good company if you think your workplace is tough.

A study surveyed 3,000 American workers and found that many have unstable work schedules. Many people also reported unpleasant and potentially dangerous job conditions. 75 more words


Doctor Offers Important Back To School Tips

PHILADELPHIA (CBS)– With summertime sadly winding down and kids heading back to school, doctors say one of the most important things to do is adjust their bedtime routine. 276 more words


Six Hours Of Sleep As Bad As Drinking

New research shows being awake for 18 hours has roughly the same effect on your brain function as getting drunk.

That means driving while you’re sleep deprived is nearly the same as driving intoxicated. 66 more words


Girl Scouts Taking Part In STEM Summer Camp

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Girl Scouts from throughout the region are taking part in a summer camp at Jefferson University aimed at getting more women into science, technology, engineering and math careers. 132 more words


Social Smoking Just As Bad As Smoking Daily

A new study finds even if you just smoke once in a while it can be just as detrimental to your health as if you smoked every single day… 68 more words


Question of the month

Nottinghamshire Healthwatch do a question of the month to get feedback from the public about healthcare services. They design their questions to be quick and easy to answer, so it shouldn’t take much time. 26 more words


New FDA Smoking Rules

The food and drug administration is considering some of the biggest changes to the tobacco industry, in decades.

The main proposal calls for companies to reduce the nicotine content in smoking products. 55 more words