Gautam Gupta receives an influenza shot from Ray Grigorio, a nurse practitioner at a CVS in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The CDC announced last week the strain of dominant influenza has mutated, leaving people who got the flu shot vulnerable

President Obama aims to pass Healthy Families Act

Jan 15, 2015
The plan would allow workers to earn more paid sick time.
Posted In: sick leave, health care, sickness

New York City extends paid sick days to more workers

Jun 30, 2014
Most workers save their sick days for when they're most needed.
Posted In: sick leave, New York City, sickness

Paid sick leave coming to New York City

May 9, 2013
New York's City Council has approved a bill requiring employers with 15 or more employees to offer five paid sick days per year to their employees. The bill, passed by a veto-proof majority, is the latest in a series of cities to take up the idea.
Posted In: sickness, labor, New York City

Latest public health problem: Foreclosures

Jun 22, 2012
The stress of foreclosure is causing ill health for some.
Posted In: foreclosures, Health, sickness, stress