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  • How stressful is your career?

    You don’t have to be a law enforcement officer, work in a hazardous environment or have a job that has heavy physical and high-risk demands to be in a stressful career, many occupations you might not think of can be just as stressful.

  • New bill supports medical marijuana research for vets

    House lawmakers this week advanced a bill that would push the Department of Veterans Affairs to do more research into the safety and effectiveness of medical marijuana.

  • FMLA’s 25th anniversary prompts new leave legislation

    Twenty-five years ago this month, then President Bill Clinton signed into law a bill that requires certain employers to provide unpaid medical leave to employees, and on its anniversary, new legislation has been introduced that would create a program to make that leave paid.

  • It’s flu season; drink more wine

    Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis are giving people a new reason to have a glass of merlot—it can prevent severe flu.

  • Military seeking drug-free pain management

    Several federal agencies are partnering to find better ways to treat veterans' and servicemembers' pain that does not involve drugs.

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