Fitness

Right Person, Right Time?

Job interviews, it turns out, are not great at predicting what kind of employee the candidate will be, notes a column by Jason Dana, “The Utter Uselessness of Job Interviews,” which appeared a couple weeks ago in The New York Instances. Personal bias affects the method so significantly that even when interviewers are warned ahead of time that the candidate ...

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Engaging Employees in Cost-Control Efforts

The employee suggestion box may be as obsolete as the rotary telephone, but employees on the front lines remain an invaluable source of ideas for improvements that can help companies work smarter, faster, and leaner. No one is closer to the everyday waste and inefficiencies that can affect productivity, profitability, and customer relationships. Tapping into the collective wisdom of your ...

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Hyland's Baby Teething Tablets Recalled

Friday April 14, 2017–Hyland’s Child Teething Tablets and Hyland’s Baby Nighttime Teething Tablets are becoming recalled across the United States because they might include amounts of belladonna alkaloids that are various than the amount on the label. Belladonna poses a critical well being threat to young children and the effects of belladonna are unpredictable, according to the U.S. Meals and ...

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Trump Blocks Some Funding to Abortion Providers

By Margaret Farley Steele HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, April 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) — President Donald Trump signed legislation Thursday that permits states to withhold family organizing funds to clinics that offer abortion, including Planned Parenthood. The order overturns a regulation place into effect by President Barack Obama that mentioned states could not stop cash meant for loved ones preparing services, ...

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Another Type of Mosquito May Carry Zika

Genetic fragments, but not reside virus, have been identified researchers contact for much more testing of mosquito sorts WebMD News from HealthDay By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, April 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Traces of Zika virus genetic material have been found in a second mosquito species, researchers report. The primary carrier of Zika is the yellow fever mosquito ...

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More Asian-American Women Getting Breast Cancer

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, April 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Breast cancer rates amongst Asian-Americans are steadily increasing in contrast to other racial/ethnic groups, a new study suggests. Researchers from the Cancer Prevention Institute of California reviewed information from 1988 to 2013 on breast cancer among women in California from seven Asian ethnic groups. These included Chinese, Japanese, ...

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Could a Daily Vitamin Curb Smog's Health Effects?

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, April 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) — There’s a lot of evidence to show that breathing in dirty air can harm your heart. But a modest new study suggests that every day vitamin B supplements may possibly counteract that impact. While two hours of exposure to concentrated air pollution had a damaging impact on heart ...

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Early Onset Hot Flashes May Signal Heart Risks

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Hot flashes may possibly be far more than a troublesome nuisance for some ladies for the duration of menopause — they could be a signal for improved danger of heart disease, new investigation suggests. Researchers tracked the wellness of 272 nonsmoking girls, aged 40 to 60. Among women ...

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When Your Global Colleagues Don’t Make Sense

“What is a ‘summer Friday’ and why is no one picking up their phone?” “They’re inefficient and we’re spending too much time fixing their mistakes.” “What?! There is no coverage because they’re all having lunch together?!!” These are common challenges we hear when training global managers at Fortune 500 companies. They are the same complaints I heard when I worked ...

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