Occupational Medicine Articles & Stories:

Balancing Work and Home Life is Getting More Difficult

Balancing Work and Home Life is Getting More Difficult Work is stressful. Perhaps more than ever. A new study out of the University of Toronto documents that 50 per cent of people bring their work home with them on a regular basis. And as the office seeps into our home lives, the stress associated with balancing work and our private home lives is... Read More

Combining Work and Motherhood

Combining Work and Motherhood 45 year old, Michelle Singer, made the decision after the birth of her first daughter, Maya, to be a stay-at-home mom, but it wasn't without struggle. So much of our identity is tied up in what we do, particularly those who are late mothers, it is not like I was working for two years and then... Read More

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healthwrap_video games New research out of the University of Rochester shows video games that contain high levels of action can actually improve your vision. People who played action video games for a few hours a day over the course of a month improved by about 20 percent in their ability to identify letters on a s... Read More

ACL Injuries with NFL Players | Orthopedics

ACL Injuries with NFL Players | Orthopedics If you're at all a sports fan, or an athlete yourself, you've probably heard of the anterior cruciate ligament. It's commonly injured. Now a new study shows what happens to NFL players who are sidelined by their acl's, and it's not good news for players or fans and the owners. Now, a ligament... Read More

Failing US Healthcare Grades!

Failing US Healthcare Grades! A new report released last week on the state of U.S. Healthcare system barely gives it on the whole a passing grade. Why is such an advanced and wealthy country so bad off in this respect? The fact is the United States spends more on healthcare than any other country in the world. These are o... Read More

Health Wrap: September 8th

Health Wrap: September 8th There's promising news for men suffering from premature ejaculation, a problem affecting a third of the guys out there, making it the most common sexual problem in men. SSRI's are often used, but they do have side effects for some. But a new one, called dapoxetine, is showing great results in... Read More

Health Wrap - Week of July 24th

Health Wrap - Week of July 24th We often talk about an FDA advisory panel recommending the approval of a new drug. A study in 2005 found that advisory panelists considering the safety of cox-2 inhibitor pain pills, of which vioxx was a part, had financial ties to the drugs' makers. had those panelists been excluded, the adv... Read More

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