As a lounge server, Brittany Gora spends a lot of time on her feet, and has, in her four years on the job, had some slips and spills as she carries trays to her customers. So when a class assignment about ...
Health May 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Obese women are more likely to be discriminated against when applying for jobs and receive lower starting salaries than their non-overweight colleagues, a new study has found.
Health Apr 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
In one of the largest studies of its kind, a consortium of investigators from 13 countries led the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing in the U.S. and the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium in Europe, found that ...
Health Mar 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Some of the most widely used prescription drugs, including those to treat cholesterol and high blood pressure, could be available over the counter under a new proposal being weighed by government regulators.
Medications Mar 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
At a time of growing tensions in the nursing industry, a national survey has shown that poor job satisfaction and a lack of trust in management are widespread in the workforce.
Other Mar 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- One in four workers experience work-related stress in times of recession -- and work-related stress increases by 40 per cent overall, according to new research.
Health Feb 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- We get wrinkles. Our hair turns gray, or we lose it altogether. Our job prospects diminish and our chances of incurring disease increase. Researchers across the globe focus their efforts ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Frontline health workersincluding nursing assistants, paramedics and pharmacy technicianswho received a combination of benefits and support from their employers had higher job satisfaction, a new ...
Health Jan 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The use of anti-depressant drugs in England has soared by 28 percent in the past three years, coinciding with the country's fall into recession and the global economic crisis, new figures showed Friday.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 30, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 4
Nurses working in hospitals around the world are reporting they are burned out and dissatisfied with their jobs, reported researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing's Center for Health Outcomes and Policy ...
Other Dec 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
While nurse-to-patient ratios are widely recognized as an important factor in determining the quality of patient care, those ratios are not always easy to change without significant cost and investment of resources. What's ...
Health Nov 30, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Colleagues who work with runny noses, sore throats and clammy skin are as seasonal as the flu. Yet are sick employees workplace troopers or are they insecure about their jobs?
Health Nov 17, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
People with birthmarks, scars and other facial disfigurements are more likely to receive poor ratings in job interviews, according to a new study by researchers at Rice University and the University of Houston.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 09, 2011 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 0 |
In patients with a devastating form of vasculitis who are in remission, stress can be associated with a greater likelihood of the disease flaring, according to a new study by investigators at Hospital for Special Surgery ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis announced 2,000 job losses Tuesday, mostly in Switzerland and the United States, while reporting net profits of $3.53 billion (2.5 billion euros) for the third quarter.
Other Oct 25, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0