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Raising The Retirement Age In The United States Could Save Billions In Social Security Payments
... U.S. population keeps increasing, thenpart of the jobs
creation problem would be solved by a job shift (i.e.,older workers would have to assume the job slots for younger workers ifthe number of younger workers decline.) "Furthermore, it may be that full-time employment at ages 65 to 70might be defined t...
Health Workers May Experience Costly Dislocation As Health Spending Growth Slows
...kers and local economies. "The mix and location of jobs
must shift," says authorChristine E. Bishop, PhD, ...ubstantially faster than the 1.6% annual growth in jobs
in the private non-farm economy as a whole. But the latest available employment statistics show that...
States Must Be Held Accountable For New Health Plans For Children
...Most are in families with working parents who have jobs
thatdo not provide insurance and who cannot afford to buy it on their own. Nationally, one out of six African-American children and one out of fourHispanic children is uninsured, compared with one in 10 white children. The problem has been exacerba...
Policy Methods For Eliminating Child Labor
... employees, who then ended up in more debilitating jobs
and even prostitution. It is believed, Basu and Van say, that the firings resulted from the association's fear of a U.S. ban on their products. To avoid this kind of outcome, which harms children instead of helping them, careful study of child labor ...
Office Stress, Large Family Responsibilities Put Women At Risk
...183 of all ages employed full-time in white collar jobs
at all levels inQuebec City. The women in the sample wore monitors that took readings for 24 hours ofdiastolic and systolic blood pressure every 15 minutes during the day andevening hours and every 30 minutes between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m.. The data w...
Semiconductor Plants May Be A Danger To The Health Of Employees
...ness. This compares to only one outof 125 women in jobs
where they were not exposed to solvents (The Journal of theAmerican Medical Association, vol 281, p 1106). Hawes says this evidence will help Zachary Ruffing and her other clientsin their claims against IBM because many of the solvents to whi...
National Survey: Leg Crossing Is Taboo But Women Indulge Anyway
...eaffiliates train low-income women for better-paid jobs
that aren't traditionallyheld by women, such as pl...when more women are workingin physically demanding jobs
and an increasing number are returning to workafter pregnancy, which is the single biggest cause of ...
Success of plasma centers could hurt Red Cross, study finds
...000 and aremore likely to be employed in part-time jobs
than other college students. Therealso were more male paid donors than female. "I would have bet that the poorest students would have the highest ratesof paid donation," says Anderson, an associate professor of sociology andanthropology. "I w...
Health professions accreditation system "obsolete" and needs to be changed,according to task force report
...eir health have the education they needto do their jobs
well." The accreditation process has become complex and inefficient, focussing more onrigid compliance with arcane rules than on improving the quality of educationalprograms that graduate new health professionals, according to the report. Part of th...
One in seven adolescents still doesn't have health insurance
...lescents, including higher premiums and a shift of jobs
to theservice sector of the economy where employers are less likely to offer healthinsurance as a benefit. When parents were asked why their adolescent children were not covered byhealth insurance, most cited the high cost of coverage, or a job l...
Health plays a crucial role in California labor market, according to UCSF researchers
People who lose jobs
often experience a worsening of health by the foll...and those with poor health are more likely to lose jobs
by the next year, according to results of the second California Work and Health Survey (CWHS) led by...
Poor health is a major factor for early retirement, according to UCSF researchers
... and almost half of those earlyretirees left their jobs
for health reasons. UCSF researchers also found that Californians who retired early are more likelyto experience fair or poor health and are two and a half times more likely tolive in poverty than those who retired after age 50. "For boomers who ar...
Job complexity, simplicity linked to substance use
...ettes or marijuana to cope with the factthat their jobs
are either too complex or not demanding enough in ...ith lower cognitive ability, those in more complex jobs
used morecigarettes, alcohol, and marijuana compared with workers with less complex jobs,the researc...
Pets can tame high blood pressure
...more than $200,000 per year and lived alone."Their jobs
are incredibly stressful. They are on the stock exchange floor, shouting, always on the phone. They're dealing with other people's money," she says. A blood pressure reading of less than 140/90 millimeters of mercury (mm Hg) is considered normal. W...
Robotics go where no surgeon has gone before
...ime, which would allow patients to return to their jobs
more quickly." Because their research was a Phase I clinical trial -- a preliminary study aimed at showing the operation is safe -- the U.S. Food and Drug Administration allowed the Penn State team to operate on only one clogged artery in each bypa...
Work overcommitment impacts the heart
... previous research has shown that highly demanding jobs
that offer little in the way of compensation tend to be associated with chronic work stress. Also measured was the degree to which the men exhibited work overcommitment, also referred to as an exhaustive work-related coping style. According to the s...
People from large families may have greater risk of Alzheimer's
...ced economic difficulties and left their farms for jobs
in the city. We weren't able to separate out those who grew up on successful farms and those who came from families that lost their farms, so we weren't fully able to test that hypothesis." Researchers also examined the mother's age at the ch...
HMO physicians generally experience less job satisfaction
...anizations are generally less satisfied with their jobs
and more likely to leave their practices than are ...tings were significantly more satisfied with their jobs
than were the HMO physicians. Time pressure appears to contribute significantly to job dissatisfacti...
Some autistic people have memory advantage for certain tasks
...ults may help point the way to jobs
that are more ideally suited for the ...lectual capacity to do certain jobs
very well," he said. "If we could define what things they are good at, we may be...
Living in the pharmaceutical century
...day's Chemist at Work. "Into the 21st century, the jobs
are coming from the biotechnology and pharmaceutical world. People going into this field need to know its history." The Pharmaceutical Century reports on the effects of technology, drugs and diseases through the decades. Aspirin, for example, changed...
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