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Asthma can be caused by office work but finding and tackling the cause can keep employees in work

New research presented at the European Respiratory Society International Congress suggests that the seemingly innocuous environment of an office can cause asthma in some workers. The study found a variety of triggers from printer toner and cleaning products to poor ventilation and mould circulating in air conditioning. It also found that employees with asthma brought […]

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Everything You Need To Know Before Going On A Road Trip

ABCDstock/Shutterstock By Leah Mulroney/Aug. 31, 2021 5:56 pm EDT Some things can’t be understood through explanation. A road trip is one of those things. Air travel is convenient, but a road trip makes the journey a part of the trip that can arguably become better than the destination. Plus, you can skip the overpriced M&Ms at […]

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Will Kids Be Wearing Masks To School This Fall?

It was a tough year for kids in school who were learning while coping with unique circumstances due to the pandemic. For many families, a return to school this fall marks an opportunity to have some normalcy injected back into daily life, with The Wall Street Journal reporting America’s largest school districts, from San Francisco […]

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EU’s COVID health pass to be operational in June

The EU is “fully on track” to ensure all its citizens and residents are able to have a free COVID health pass next month to ease travel, a spokesman said Monday. The European Union is keen for anybody living in its 27 countries to be able to get a digital health pass—which the Commission refers […]

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HIV self-test prices to be slashed in half in 135 countries

Poorer countries are set to see their access to HIV self-tests increase dramatically following a deal to slash prices in half and boost production, Unitaid said Wednesday. The international health agency said it had closed a deal with US-based global healthcare company Viatris that will see blood-based HIV self-tests made available for under $2 across […]