Being Unemployed Can Be Better For Your Health Than Working, Study SaysResearchers in Great Britain followed over 1,000 unemployed workers, comparing their cholesterol, blood pressure, and other vital levels to those of people who were in poor working environments.
Study: Treadmill Desks Improve Productivity, Creativity At WorkMany of us have jobs that keep us sitting at desks for most of the day. But what if you could work at your desk and be active at the same time? The University of Minnesota just released the findings of a study that looked at the benefits of treadmill desks. Employees at Salo in Minneapolis have been using them for years.
America Faces A Retirement CrisisRetirement used to mean packing up and buying a home in Florida, but not anymore according to Retirement Plan Partners president and financial advisor Joe Connell. “The trend is that people are going to have to extend their retirements mostly due to things outside of their control,” Connell said. According to an Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll released Monday, 82 percent of workers 50 and older say it’s at least somewhat likely they’ll work for pay in retirement, while another 47 percent plan to retire later than they previously thought.
'U' Study: Working While Pregnant Doesn't Hurt BabyA new University of Minnesota study should put the minds of many pregnant women who are still on the job full-time at ease.
Study: More Moms Want To Work Full-TimeA new study shows a jump in the number of moms who say they want to work full-time.
MSP Airport Working Overtime To Keep Runways OpenMore than 150 flights have been canceled so far Sunday at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
State Leaders Push To Help Unemployed VetsOn Veterans Day, state leaders are highlighting the need to help unemployed vets.
Eagan-Based Company Cashes In On Sit-Stand DesksThe American Cancer Society says inactive women who sit for six-plus hours a day are 94 percent more likely to die from problems like heart disease.