Archive for June, 2011

Waivers to End: After Sept. 22, employers wont be able to apply for a waiver of the health-care overhaul laws $750,000 minimum annual-benefit payout requirement, the WSJ reports. Health-benefit providers can be exempted from the requirement if it would mean a significant premium boost or benefits reduction; those receiving waivers so far have mostly been [...]

Get a group of new parents together and it wont take long before they start talking about sleep. Or more likely, the lack of it. The advice to sleep when your baby sleeps is all well and good, but if your little one likes to party all night, every night, you are soon functioning like [...]

Cell phones could increase cancer risk: WHO

June 13th, 2011 by Joseph Tishler | Tags: Cancer, Cell Phones

The use of cell phones and other wireless communication devices are “possibly carcinogenic to humans”, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) cancer research agency said on May 31. By Sarah Schmidt and Carmen Chai A World Health Organization panel has concluded that cellphones are “possibly carcinogenic,” weighing in on the ongoing and often murky scientific debate [...]