Children can be protected from the dangerous effects of peanut allergy by slowly building up their tolerance, research has shown. […]
Study leader Dr Andrew Clark, from Cambridge University Hospitals, said: “This treatment allowed children with all severities of peanut allergy to eat large quantities of peanuts, well above the levels found in contaminated snacks and meals — freeing them and their parents from the fear of a potentially life threatening allergic reaction.
Which New York City borough has the highest median household income? Hint: It’s not Manhattan.
For decades, the Supreme Court ruled that laws regulating wages were unconstitutional. What changed?
There’s little doubt that “do what you love” (DWYL) is now the unofficial work mantra for our time. The problem with DWYL, however, is that it leads not to salvation but to the devaluation of actual work—and more importantly, the dehumanization of the vast majority of laborers.
Superficially, DWYL is an uplifting piece of advice, urging us to ponder what it is we most enjoy doing and then turn that activity into a wage-generating enterprise. But why should our pleasure be for profit? And who is the audience for this dictum?
DWYL is a secret handshake of the privileged and a worldview that disguises its elitism as noble self-betterment. According to this way of thinking, labor is not something one does for compensation but is an act of love. If profit doesn’t happen to follow, presumably it is because the worker’s passion and determination were insufficient. Its real achievement is making workers believe their labor serves the self and not the marketplace.
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