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- Dec 1 20163 minutes
Why Violence Against Nurses Has Spiked In The Last Decade
Hospital patients are attacking staff at an alarming rate, and there are no federal regulations requiring employers to provide any protection.
- Jan 13 20172 minutes
A Woman Was Killed by a Superbug Resistant to All 26 American Antibiotics
Yesterday morning, I published a story about the silent spread of resistance against the antibiotic of last resort, colistin—a major step toward the emergence of a superbug resistant to all antibiotics. While reporting this story, I interviewed Alex
- May 1 20142 minutes
What's A PEO And How Can It Help My Business?
Hint: It'll help out with all your business's HR needs.
- Sep 1 20163 minutes
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- Jan 20 20174 minutes
Obamacare Repeal Threatens Rural Hospitals
Loss of local hospitals means lost jobs as well as healthcare.
- Jan 27 20174 minutes
Many Women With Breast Cancer Treated Needlessly
Many women with breast cancer detected by a mammogram are treated unnecessarily, because screening tests found slow-growing tumors that are essentially harmless.
- Jan 27 20178 minutes
Veterinary Interns Speak Out Against Exploitation
Thirteen individuals described their current or former internship experience as akin to being "slave laborers."
- Jan 23 20176 minutes
All The Doctors Will See You Now
Executive health programs are convenient for the C-suite—and great for hospitals’ balance sheets
- Dec 1 20161 minute
EpiPen Parents Beat Back Big Pharma
Never underestimate the power of parents who feel their children’s lives are endangered because of corporate greed. Outraged parents unleashed their fury on pharmaceutical maker Mylan for “unconscionable price gouging” on a product that their childr
- Jul 1 20162 minutes
Bank on Better Sleep
THE MONEY LINK: Sleep may be free, but not getting enough can be costly. In a 2016 study, economists Matthew Gibson and Jeffrey Shrader found that one extra hour of sleep per week can result in 5% higher wages. “When you’re sleep deprived, your produ
- Jan 1 20171 minute
Blowing Up The Workweek
Could reimagining the old 9-to-5 make your company more productive?
- Dec 1 20161 minute
Patching Together Affordable Care
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- Feb 1 20141 minute
The Lure of the Office Romance
Is having employees sign 'love contracts' an effective solution for nipping office love in the bud?
- Oct 16 20161 minute
What’s Happened to Dylan’s Voice?
Bob Dylan has never had to rely on the purity of his croon to get his vocal point across. But as the years have passed, he’s gone from producing a nasal timbre to his current Cookie Monster–after–a–bender tone. Otolaryngologist Milan Amin, director of the NYU Voice Center, gives his diagnoses.
- Jul 18 20161 minute
44. Health Care That Reaches Everyone
A.S. Once dismissed as a deficient approach to providing health care, telemedicine—when patients meet with experts in another city or even in another state via video conference—is proving to be a valuable tool in closing access gaps for some of the
- Dec 19 20161 minute
Best Friends for a Cure
AS 2 LITTLE GIRLS FIGHT A DEADLY DISEASE AFFECTING ONLY 11 KNOWN PEOPLE WORLDWIDE, THEIR FAMILIES LOOK FOR ANSWERS TOGETHER
- Jan 9 20174 minutes
No Golden Years For China’s Villagers
Those living in the countryside bear the brunt of an aging crisis | “If we can stand the pain, we don’t go to the hospital”
- Jul 1 20161 minute
Slim Down to Save
THE MONEY LINK: When you’re carrying extra pounds, the extra expenses add up, starting with health care. In a 2013 Duke study, researchers tracked health care spending by body mass index levels. The average annual cost for a person with a low BMI of
- Oct 1 20142 minutes
The Ethics Coach on the Secret to Hiring Honest Employees
Also: How to maintain workplace confidentiality.
- Dec 15 20163 minutes
One Patient, Two Cancer DNA Tests, Two Different Results
What happens when cutting-edge medicine offers up conflicting answers?
- Oct 17 20162 minutes
Monetizing Lost Vacation Time
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- Oct 1 20161 minute
Compliance Is a Pain. How to Outsource It.
Hold on there. Let’s back up and talk about what “compliance” is.Industries can be divided into two categories: the heavily regulated and the less heavily regulated. We all know the ones buried under the most paperwork: healthcare, manufacturing, foo
- Sep 1 20132 minutes
The Ethics Coach on Practicing What You Preach
Our ethics expert answers questions about online games, employee pay and more.
- Nov 28 20163 minutes
Our Miracle Baby!
THEIR PREGNANCY NEWS WENT VIRAL. AND WHEN THEIR CHILD WAS IN DANGER, FANS CARRIED THEM THROUGH
- Nov 28 20161 minute
My Surprising Surgery
THE GMA COHOST OPENS UP ABOUT DEALING WITH HIP-REPLACEMENT SURGERY AT A YOUNG AGE—AND HOW SHE’S RECOVERING
- Nov 1 20142 minutes
How I Launched My Health-Care Startup
The health-care industry is full of opportunities. One professional talks about how to take advantage of them.
- Jul 1 20161 minute
Stress Less About Money
THE MONEY LINK: In surveys, Americans cite money and work as the top causes of stress (see below). And in what can be a vicious cycle, stress can hurt your job performance: The more anxious you are, the more distracted and ill-prepared you are at wor
- Jan 24 20175 minutes
GOP: Shop Around for Surgery
For people sick of high deductibles, Republicans offer high-deductible plans as replacements for Obamacare.
- Feb 2 20173 minutes
Patients Are Ditching Opioid Pills for Weed
Can marijuana help solve the opioid epidemic?
- Mar 1 20153 minutes
How To Determine Your PTO Policy
Consider these four factors when deciding what your policy is for paid-time-off.