Health care workers love careers, but face burnout, poll shows

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Heading into the third year of a wearying pandemic, America’s health care workers report significant levels of burnout, even anger about the complications of politics and rising incidents of abuse from patients and their families. But three-fourths of them still say they love their jobs, an exclusive USA TODAY/Ipsos Poll of doctors, nurses, paramedics, […]

CTU leaders face internal revolt

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Happy Tuesday, Illinois. I hope you found a teenager to shovel the snow like I did. And, as you may have noticed, we’re having some issues with formatting and links this week. Our engineers are on it. On the heels of a vitriolic fight with the mayor’s office, leaders of […]

Face Unafraid The (Holiday) Plans That You’ve Made

Latest AAE Survey Reveals Americans Are Eating Fewer Sweets This Holiday Season and Resolving to Prioritize Oral Health in 2022 Published: Nov. 26, 2021 at 7:00 AM CST|Updated: 36 minutes ago CHICAGO, Nov. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — It’s no surprise that cases of cracked teeth and dental-related injuries have risen throughout […]

Deaf people face unique challenges as pandemic drags on

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After spending five days at a mental health hospital in October, Quinn West left feeling as though they hadn’t gained much from their stay. They spent most of their time in their room, finding group therapy pointless because, as a Deaf person, they couldn’t fully participate in conversations. They communicated […]

COVID-19: How much protection do face masks offer?

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Face masks combined with other preventive measures, such as frequent hand-washing and social distancing, help slow the spread of the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) that causes COVID-19. So why weren’t face masks recommended at the start of the pandemic? At that time, experts didn’t know the extent to which people with COVID-19 […]

When Should You Replace Your Face Mask?

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If you have a Flexible Spending Account (FSA), chances are, time is running out for you to use that cash. Depending on your employer’s rules, if you don’t spend your FSA money by the end of the grace period, you potentially lose some of it. Lost cash is never a […]