This week, at the Rx Drug Abuse and Heroin Summit hosted here, the federal government came under the news spotlight—for the many federal agencies countering the country’s opioid epidemic, and for the many federal statistics cited on the catastrophe’s massive costs to individuals, families and the economy
VA expands its fight to prevent suicides by veterans and is enlisting towns and cities in a nationwide campaign.
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.
Nobody wants to be a repeat offender for calling in sick, but you also to be safe and consider your job security, so when should you really call in?
People who watch less TV have better eating habits; at least that’s what researchers from University of Oklahoma found in a study.
Costly workplace wellness programs are not having the effect on employees’ well-being that employers had hoped for, new research finds.
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.
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.
Working the night shift typically comes with extra pay as a perk. But shift workers also get something unintended and unwanted—an increased risk of obesity.
Many working adults worry about work-related health insurance, but they don’t let those fears stop them from changing jobs or careers, but that’s not the case for childhood cancer survivors who are less likely to change jobs for fear of losing their work-related health insurance.