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Working 55-hour week increases risk of death: UN

Working more than 55 hours a week increases the risk of death from heart disease and strokes, according to a United Nations study out Monday.

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NFL teams with critical mass of women executives have fewer football player arrests

Keeping players on the field and out of the courtroom is key for a team's success. A new study provides a possible pathway to reduce off-the-job player misconduct and it starts at the top. The researchers, Profs. Mary Graham ...

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Female circumcision: why bans are no panacea

On 13 July 2020, Sudan's transitional government made a major announcement about female circumcision. Not only will the government ban the practice, but it will mandate prison terms for those who perform it. Hailed by the ...