Health

Tokyo company gives extra holidays to nonsmoking employees

Tokyo company gives extra holidays to nonsmoking employees

After a non-smoking employee submitted a complaint about how smoke breaks were affecting productivity, marketing firm Piala Inc. made a change to its paid time off policy. The rollout of the new benefit comes as other companies in Japan grapple with how to encourage their own workers to make healthier choices and as the government faces worldwide pressure to crack down on public smoking before the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo .


Providence St. Mary earns highest grade for hospital safety

Providence St. Mary earns highest grade for hospital safety

The Poplar Street medical center was awarded an "A" in the new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades . In our region, Campbell County Health in Gillette, Regional West Medical Center in the Nebraska panhandle, and Wyoming Medical Center in Casper all received a "C" grade.


Georgia man comforts infant as the baby gets his shots

Georgia man comforts infant as the baby gets his shots

He also tells him to "stay strong", before finally comforting his little man with "they did you wrong... they did you wrong, man!" when the ordeal is over. Antwon soothes baby Debias. Within moments, in Antwon's embrace, Debias stopped crying. "My son is here, I'm signed up for it, and I have a lovely mom for my child, and I'm going to be with him to the day I die".


Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) Continuing to Trade Below Moving Averages

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) Continuing to Trade Below Moving Averages

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FDA moves to revoke claim that soy protein protects the heart

FDA moves to revoke claim that soy protein protects the heart

Once the proposed rule is finalized, FDA said it may consider allowing the use of a qualified health claim , which are somewhat weaker and based on limited evidence. This is now a proposed rule that hasn't been finalized, so nothing is set in stone. Brands now using the health claim on pack will be permitted to continue to do so until the agency makes a final decision, she added.


Alzheimer's disease could affect the whole body

Alzheimer's disease could affect the whole body

The researchers joined a normal mouse with a partner that was genetically modified to produce high levels of the amyloid beta protein. Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia, which is a brain-wasting disorder that progressively destroys people's ability to reason, remember, communicate, and take care of themselves.