Category Archive for: ‘Recession’

In Sour Economy, Some Scale Back on Medications

October 22, 2008By STEPHANIE SAULThe New York Times For the first time in at least a decade, the nation’s consumers are trying to get by on fewer prescription drugs. As people around the country respond to financial and economic hard times by juggling the cost of necessities like groceries and housing, drugs are sometimes having to wait. “People are having …

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Watch Your Back In The Credit Crunch

Rising stress levels needn’t bring pain, says Marianne Oct 2008 If the recession is making you work longer hours hunched over your keyboard, stress levels rocketing, take care. Your body may start complaining. ”We’ve noticed a 25 per cent increase in neck and shoulder pain since the onset of the credit crunch,’’ says registered osteopath Thomas Sheehan, senior tutor …

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