From the monthly archives:

February 2014

1 in 4 Americans always go to work when they’re sick (and however many more go sometimes, or attend until they’re too sick to work). It doesn’t mean they’re completely inconsiderate. Many employers expect employees to work while sick, whether or not they have paid sick leave. But it does mean you need to support […]

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It may seem like common sense, but it’s only recently been proven by research: stress causes headaches, augments headaches, and turns them into a chronic problem. So to effectively treat your headache, you may want examine your stress level. Fortunately, many things that help headaches can also help relief stress. The best motto for dealing […]

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If you have seasonal depression (and doesn’t everyone get a touch?) this winter has been especially hard. Near constantly overcast, frigid days locking you indoors, making the roads impassable, the days bleak. And if you didn’t hear, groundhog Phil has promised us 6 more weeks of winter—but I don’t think anyone is surprised. With no […]

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Vitamin C has been strongly tied to a lower risk of stroke. People with normal Vitamin C levels had fewer strokes, while people with lower Vitamin C levels were more likely to suffer a stroke. People who had Vitamin C levels low enough to be considered deficient were far more likely to suffer a stroke. […]

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US Behind On Chemical Safety

February 17, 2014

You are probably aware of some major campaigns to get rid of common chemicals that have been linked to negative effects on children (and to a lesser extent, adults). California banned BPA, then the rest of the US followed. California is moving to ban excessive fire retardant coatings, and the rest of the US will […]

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