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GOP Healthcare Legislation Experts, Doctors Weigh In on Healthcare Law, Crime of Violence, and More in the U.S. Politics News Source

Go here for the latest political experts, features and research in U.S. Politics

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Eating Your Feelings? The Link Between Job Stress, Junk Food and Sleep

Stress during the workday can lead to overeating and unhealthy food choices at dinnertime, but there could be a buffer to this harmful pattern.

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Key Skill to Attain Virtual Team Leadership Is Ability to Type Fast

A new study from the University of Iowa finds that to the fast typist go the leadership spoils. The study suggests that the fleet-fingered are more likely to emerge as the leaders of virtual work teams that have members scattered in multiple offices.

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Prosperity Fund Targets Revitalization, Job Growth in Alabama Coal Counties

With backing from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), Southern Research is launching The Prosperity Fund, a $2.4 million initiative to accelerate entrepreneurial activity and spark job creation in four Alabama counties rocked by the coal industry’s steep downturn.

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Is “Doing Good” Bad for a Company’s Bottom Line? Yes, Says FAU Study.

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Companies that try to “do good” are likely to find that Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is bad for their bottom lines, according to a new study from FAU’s College of Business. CSR is defined as strategies that appear to foster some social good, including programs that benefit community engagement, diversity, the environment, human rights and employee relations.

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Penn Medicine Named Among Top 10 Best Places to Work in the United States by Forbes

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Penn Medicine has been named #7 on Forbes magazine’s annual “Best Employers in America” list ranking mid-sized and large employers across the nation. Other organizations listed in the top ten include Costco, Google, and REI, placing Penn Medicine among some of the most well-known and influential companies in the nation.

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Officers on Afternoon Shift Report Being More Fatigued

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Officers who work afternoons are twice as likely to be fatigued, which puts them at greater risk for accidents, errors and stress, according to results of UB-led study that won first place in national conference poster competition.

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Give It a Rest, Part 2: Productivity Lessons From Olympians and Google

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Professor Manel Baucells discusses his research that shows quantitatively how valuable breaks and rest are to productivity.

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Merrick Rosenberg, CEO and Co-Founder of Take Flight Learning, Recipient of 2017 HR Consultant of the Year Award

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Merrick Rosenberg, CEO and co-founder of Take Flight Learning (TFL), the leading DISC training company in the United States, is the recipient of the 2017 HR Consultant of the Year Award.







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