Tag: work

COVID-19 study: face masks and coverings work – act now

Cloth face coverings, even homemade masks made of the correct material, are effective in reducing the spread of COVID-19—for the wearer and those around them—according to a new study from Oxford’s Leverhulme Centre for Demographic Science. A comprehensive study, the report investigates the effectiveness of different face mask types and coverings, including an international comparison

Those Viral DIY Hand Sanitizer Recipes Probably Won't Work

As fear over the novel coronavirus escalates, it’s getting harder to find even a simple bottle of hand sanitizer. On Amazon, many listings are sold out. CVS warns that customers may find empty store shelves. “This demand may cause temporary shortages at some store locations and we re-supply those stores as quickly as possible,” a

The antibiotic juice: the mixture works

Antibiotics-dry juices, properly prepared, is not easy. To hot, to much, to little or no water: If parents own juices to dissolve the Dry, are a lot of errors possible. Many pharmacists offer, therefore, is to demonstrate the correct preparation. In the case of the so-called dry juice, the manufacturer fills the antibiotic together with

Does DIY at-home Coolsculpting even work?

The struggle is real. We all know the joy of slipping into a pair of jeans or an outfit that we’d abandoned as a lost cause, and what we would give — if we could — to look that way for as long as we possibly could. The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery says this need

Do open relationships really work?

Open relationships typically describe couples in which the partners have agreed on sexual activity with someone other than their primary romantic partner, while maintaining the couple bond. Can these open relationships work? It depends, concludes a team from the University of Rochester that focuses on couples research. Not surprisingly, the success of such relationships hinges

Anne Hathaway Cuts Back on Work to Spend More Time With Her Son

Hollywood stars experience a lot of pressure to pack their schedules to the brim with multiple projects, award shows, and public appearances. But those time commitments can take a toll on family life, which is why actress Anne Hathaway is cutting back on work to spend more time with her three-year-old son, Jonathan Rosebanks. Hathaway,

New evidence proves the work of UN agencies is effective

Academics led by Professor Lucie Cluver at Oxford University have shown how key services in lower and middle-income countries can contribute to multiple sustainable development goals (SDGs), even for the highest-risk children and adolescents. The study, led by Oxford University in collaboration with the universities of Cape Town and Witwatersrand, University College London and the

Easy Ways to Be Happier at Work

Anyone who has ever had a case of the Mondays (and isn’t that pretty much everyone?) knows that it’s hard to always put on a happy face at work. But a new study discovered that staying positive can completely change workplace vibes. Research from Binghamton University, State University of New York, specifically looked into positivity