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Summer 2012, Vol. XXVII, No. 4
 
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Your Health

Spending more time online?

Keyboard Comfort

Whether surfing the Internet or keeping up with family and friends via email and social media, hours spent hunched over a computer keyboard can lead to back pain, neck pain, and repetitive-stress injuries of your fingers, hands, and wrists. To help avoid or reduce discomfort, consider using a few simple techniques with the potential for avoiding such painful and nagging injuries.

See how to align your body with computers for maximum comfort...

 

 
Your Health

How much do you know about sunscreen?

If you're planning a trip to the beach, add safety to the fun. For many of us, nothing beats a day frolicking along sandy shores under the bright sun. If you're among them, be sure to follow common-sense tips to ensure a safe outing.

Follow these half-dozen suggestions to make certain beach trips are safe...

Beach Safety
 
Feature Story

Jane Addam's Hull-House is gone, but legacy lives

Hull House

Jane Addams set the standard for social work by establishing Hull-House in Chicago in 1889. It was a settlement house where impoverished immigrants could acquire skills needed to better themselves in America. The social services Addams founded shut down in January 2012 when funding ran out. But her legacy lives on at the Hull-House museum.

Find out more about the museum's current activities...


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