By Kimberly Hayes | www.publichealthalert.info It seems that everyone that has a pet just knows what they’re doing. It looks easy — you simply give them food, water, toys, and affection. While it’s true that pet ownership is fun and rewarding, it’s certainly not easy (at least, not at first).
A series of pilot projects in Sweden has shown that cutting working hours can create healthier, more productive employees. The most high-profile initiative was at an elderly care home where 80 nurses switched to six-hour days as part of a two-year controlled trial of shorter hours. Eighty staff at a similar care home continued to