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Article ID: 697280

Here's Why It's Important to Support Your Breastfeeding Co-Workers

Michigan State University

Support from female co-workers may be even more important to new moms who are breastfeeding than getting encouragement from their significant others, close friends and relatives, says a new study. According to Michigan State University and Texas Christian University researchers, the more support women receive from their colleagues, the more successful they are in believing they can continue breastfeeding.

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11-Jul-2018 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 697134

Is a Four-Day Workweek Good For You?

Ohio State University

Allard Dembe, professor of public health in the Division of Health Services Management and Policy in the College of Public Health at The Ohio State University, talks about longer working hours and how these compressed work schedules may affect our health.

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9-Jul-2018 11:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 697059

Physician Burnout in Small Practices is Dramatically Lower than National Average, New Study Concludes

NYU Langone Health

Physicians who work in small, independent primary care practices—also known as SIPs--report dramatically lower levels of burnout than the national average (13.5 percent versus 54.4 percent), according to a study led by researchers at NYU School of Medicine publishing online July 9 in the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine.

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5-Jul-2018 3:30 PM EDT
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Article ID: 696960

The Gender Bias of Names: Surnames Standing Solo Gives Men Advantage

Cornell University

In new research, Cornell University psychologists find that study participants, on average, were more than twice as likely to call male professionals – even fictional ones – by their last name only, compared to equivalent female professionals. This example of gender bias, say researchers, may be contributing to gender inequality.

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2-Jul-2018 5:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 696888

GE, Harvard Professor Advocate for More College-Corporate Partnerships to Build Workforce of Tomorrow

University of Vermont

For the first time in two decades there are more job opening in the United States than unemployed Americans. A lack of college-educated workers, however, could result in 20 million high-paying jobs going unfilled over the next decade. Leaders in business, education and philanthropy met at a summit at CFES Brilliant Pathways in Essex, NY, to address this critical economic and social justice issue by identifying strategies for helping students from underserved urban and rural areas become ready for the workforce of tomorrow.

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29-Jun-2018 3:30 PM EDT
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Article ID: 696737

Indiana University Experts Available to Comment on Supreme Court Labor Decision

Indiana University

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27-Jun-2018 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 696698

5 Tips for Voicing Values in the #MeToo Era

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

In the midst of #MeToo, UVA Darden's Mary Gentile’s Giving Voice to Values work provides a lens through which we can think of how to respond to possibly unintended but problematic behaviors before they become reporting offenses.

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27-Jun-2018 9:40 AM EDT
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Article ID: 696700

Vacation Time Recharges U.S. Workers, but Positive Effects Vanish Within Days, New Survey Finds

American Psychological Association (APA)

Taking time off helps the majority of U.S. workers recover from stress and experience positive effects that improve their well-being and job performance, but for nearly two-thirds of working adults, the benefits of time away dissipate within a few days, according to a survey released by the American Psychological Association.

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27-Jun-2018 9:25 AM EDT
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Article ID: 696668

Study: Financial Literacy, Not Information Simplicity, is the Real Problem in Retirement Savings

Texas Tech University

Presenting financial information in an easier-to-grasp way does not affect retirement plan enrollment rates or contribution choices.

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26-Jun-2018 3:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 696402

Why 9 to 5 isn’t the only shift that can work for busy families

University of Washington

A new University of Washington study finds that the impacts of parent work schedules on children vary by age and gender, and often reflect which shift a parent works. Rotating shifts — a schedule that varies day by day or week by week — can be most problematic for children.

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20-Jun-2018 1:05 PM EDT
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