Author: Ana Obrien

What to Do When You Realize You’re Experiencing Discrimination at Your Workplace

While workplace discrimination is often common, it is tricky to recognize it. Discrimination can take various forms known as protected classes, which include sexual orientation, sex, race, religion, disability, veteran status or color of the skin. Researchers have shown that at least 28 percent of African Americans, over 22 percent of Hispanics and Latinos Americans, and more than 6 percent of Native Americans have faced some form of discrimination at work. Discrimination can be a systematic problem that may mean to keep you marginalized and quiet about what is going on. What you should do in case of discrimination...

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Is Acupuncture Actually A Science?

Acupuncture is a very popular traditional medical practice with its routes in China. The practice involves using very thin needles to relieve pain and symptoms. The needles are inserted in specific pressure points where the desired effect can be felt. Acupuncture is several thousand years old as part of Chinese traditional medical practice. In recent times, modern interventions such as moxibustion (adding burning herbs to the tip of the needles) and seeding (passing small electric current through the needles) are added to the practice. Due to its long heritage, most people automatically assume acupuncture is a science and works...

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