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Holding On To a Job You Hate Will Eventually Make You Sick

Prevent Disease Staying at a job you hate may affect more than just your happiness. New research finds that employees who stay at jobs out of a feeling of obligation are prone to several health problems, including exhaustion, stress and … Continue reading

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Salmonella Outbreak: Sushi Suspected as Source

Alexandra Sifferlin Time An outbreak of an unusual strain of salmonella called Salmonella Bareilly has hit 19 states and the District of Columbia, infecting 90 people since late January, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The … Continue reading

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What Women Really Want in a Relationship

Alexandra Sifferlin Time What do women want? It’s the age-old question. But a recent study offers men a clue: women are most satisfied when their partner knows they’re upset. Huh? According to the new study [PDF], published in the Journal … Continue reading

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Study: Do Teens Need Less Shut-Eye than We Think?

Alexandra Sifferlin TIME Between extracurricular activities, homework and late-night Facebooking, many teens aren’t catching the nightly z’s they need. Or are they? Although national guidelines recommend that teens get at least 8.5 hours of sleep a night — a bar … Continue reading

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Have a Sinus Infection? Don’t Bother with Antibiotics

Alexandra Sifferlin TIME Sinus infections are drippy and painful — an all-around headache, quite literally. When symptoms arise, patients often rush to the doctor for a prescription, usually an antibiotic, to put an end to the suffering. But it turns … Continue reading

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African Study Shows Zinc Saves Lives

Alexandra Sifferlin TIME Pneumonia is the most common cause of death among children under 5, but a new study finds that there may be a cheap and easy way to increase kids’ survival: zinc. Researchers from Makerere University in Uganda … Continue reading

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Shamed hospital accused of leaving dying patients to starve

Source: Telegraph Lawyers are planning a “class action” on behalf of 23 families who contacted them with “shocking” claims of indignities and the most basic failings in care. They believe the families who have contacted them so far about care … Continue reading

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