South Korea recently implemented the Five-Day Working Policy, which makes Saturday an official non-working day and cuts weekly work hours from 44 to 40. Less work, more play, right?
Latest study adds to growing understanding of potential link between World Trade Center debris and cancer
Married mothers find it harder to secure a new job after being laid off and when they do, they earn less than married fathers
A study draws some unexpected links between a father’s job — mathematician, for example, along with office workers and artists — and a greater likelihood of birth defects in his offspring
The debate over whether elite women can “have it all” is mere distraction from the real question at hand: we know how to help American families succeed, so why aren’t we doing it?
Gallup.com found that working mothers report greater well-being than stay-at-home moms. Is a job the ticket to bliss?
Facebook’s COO makes the case that there’s nothing shameful about leaving work at 5:30 p.m. every day to eat dinner with your kids. Does she get special dispensation because of her status?
New research underscores the value of studying individual differences in performance in response to widely used drugs.
You’ll feel much worse about forgetting to buy flowers on Valentine’s Day than cutting out of work early, according to a study about what Americans regret most.
Who says your job leaves you no time to hit the gym? A detailed new study of U.S. physical activity patterns shows that men who work full-time — whether their jobs are active or sedentary— end up getting more exercise than …
Two key pieces of research were released on either side of the Atlantic this week, shedding new light on what we can do to live longer — and why experts will be squabbling over the secrets of longevity long after most of us …
Worrying is good for your health. Optimism is overrated. Women thrive post-divorce (men don’t). These are just a few of the unexpected findings that psychologist Howard Friedman explores in The Longevity Project, a new book based …
A review of starting salaries for new physicians leaving residency programs in New York State in 2008 found that men made $16,819 more per year than women. In 1999, that salary difference was only $3,600. In other words, the …