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mental health
mental health

I Lived With Stress and Chronic Pain Before I Left My Tech Job

Now I help people eat healthier.
Michelle Malia
1.25.18
guide to healthcare
guide to healthcare

If Trump Wants More People to Work, He Should Expand Medicaid Access, Not Shrink It

It doesn’t take a stable genius to understand that sicker people have a harder time finding and holding down a job.
Jason Silverstein
1.12.18
guide to healthcare
guide to healthcare

Trump Administration Will Let States Impose Work Requirements For Medicaid

More than 4 in 10 adults with Medicaid coverage already work full time, and most others either go to school, take care of a relative, or are too sick to work.
Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News
1.11.18
Stress
Stress

Why It’s So Hard to Be a Teacher Right Now

“I am overworked, underpaid, underappreciated, and blamed for things that are out of my control.”
Markham Heid
12.19.17
On Edge
On Edge

A 4-Day Work Week Isn't Necessarily Better for You

Those long weekends would come with a pretty big catch.
Caroline Beaton
12.5.17
guide to healthcare
guide to healthcare

We're Working Nurses to Death

"Every time you're at work, it’s a bad day. There isn’t a chance of having a light day anymore.”
Jason Silverstein
11.28.17
hard data
hard data

Bringing Work Home Can Mess With Your Sex Life

It's probably time to set some boundaries.
Justin Lehmiller
11.13.17
mental health
mental health

Working With Dead People Has Its Own Special Kind of Job Stress

People in the funeral industry can report high levels of stress and anxiety similar to caregivers. It's known as compassion fatigue.
Carson Kessler
11.3.17
Smoking
Smoking

This Company Gave Non-Smokers Six Extra Vacation Days to Compensate for Smoke Breaks

It started with a comment in the company suggestion box.
Jesse Hicks
11.1.17
Gender
Gender

There’s a Reason Women in Offices Are Complaining About Being Cold

Your thermostat is probably a little sexist.
Kristen Dold
10.27.17
hard data
hard data

Gay People Make More Money Than Their Straight Peers

But it's a small consolation for lower job security.
Justin Lehmiller
9.14.17
Fighting Words
Fighting Words

Employees Should Get Paid to Exercise Together

Group workouts are good for a company’s bottom line.
Dhani Oks
9.13.17