How the “radium girls” revealed the danger of radiation, and fought for safety standards

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A majority of working adults say they still go to work when they have a cold or the flu. There are some jobs where doing that can have a big effect on health

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Wellness firms mine personal information, seeking to anticipate employee health needs, minimize cost

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Snooping on celebrities has been a bane for health systems around the country for years. The proliferation of electronic medical records systems has made it easier to track and punish those who peek in records they have no legitimate reason to access

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More than half of large employers in 2016 will aim to more tightly manage employees’ use of high-priced specialty drugs, one of the fastest-growing expenses in their health plans

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Some hospitals require their workers to get flu shots, which is controversial among those who can’t or don’t want to get vaccines. Beyond that, there are questions about money. For example, is a big financial penalty for nonparticipation too coercive? What about incentives for completing health screenings?

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Some ingredients used in nail products have been tied to cancer, miscarriages, lung diseases and other ailments. The industry has long fought regulations

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Michelle Mello, our Maria Merritt, and Scott Halpern discuss healthcare institutions’ responsibilities to support their employees’ volunteer efforts in Ebola-affected regions

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