Pregnancy

MS assisted living worker fired on first day due to pregnancy, government charges

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An assisted living facility in Mississippi fired a worker hours after she started on the job because of her pregnancy, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Vitamin D for dummies

Vitamin D for dummies

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It's not a secret that employees who work in healthcare, whether they are medical journalists or nurses, don't always earn gold stars when it comes to managing their own health. Witness the nurses clustering in a "butt hut" outside a facility, an administrator taking a cavalier approach to his or her diet, or saleswomen wearing sole-killing heels at a conference.

It's not a bad habit: What's your coffee IQ?

It's not a bad habit: What's your coffee IQ?

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So it's 4 a.m. and I'm still up finishing a project and jonesing for a cup of my favorite brand of coffee, NuJava. Yes, I am a coffee snob, because I like my coffee like I like my men ... straight! (And hot and strong and full bodied ... and where was I going with this? Sorry, I digressed!)