Sara Chodosh

Millions of Americans Can't Afford to Stay Home When They're Sick With the Flu

Millions of Americans can't stay home with the flu, so it spreads

In America, paid sick leave is not guaranteed. Kids whose parents can't afford to stay home with them when they're sick also suffer. Gratisography For 20 million Americans, staying home sick is a luxury.

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Is My Drinking Normal, or Could I Be an Alcoholic?

Is my drinking normal, or could I be an alcoholic?

Alcoholism rose 49 percent in the last decade. Nearly every group of people in the United States right now is drinking more than they did a decade ago. Deposit Photos The trouble with alcohol is that it’s everywhere. We don’t treat any other drug the way we treat alcohol, marijuana included, and in part that’s because…

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Reports of Nasty Side Effects From Cosmetics Are Way up, and a Single Hair Company May Be to Blame

You probably don’t realize how unsafe your shampoo could be. If she used WEN, all that hair might be blowing away already. Gratisography Ordinary shampoos contain harsh sulfates and chemicals to make lather that strip your hair of its natural oils. WEN by ChazDean doesn’t. But it does seem to contain something that makes your hair…

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