Health

Workers overdose on the job, and employers struggle to respond

As the opioid epidemic continues to rage across the country, with a record 72,000 drug overdose deaths estimated in 2017, the fallout is increasingly manifesting itself at construction sites, factories, warehouses, offices and other workplaces.

Debunking the myth about milk and mucus

Scientists debunked the milk-mucus myth decades ago. Yet Dr. Ian Balfour-Lynn, a pediatric pulmonologist, continues to hear from many people — the parents of his young patients — who believe it.