More than half of the baby boomers (59 percent) and two-thirds of seniors (67 percent) who work for the federal government reported they are generally satisfied with their jobs, according to a survey released recently by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management. The survey found more than half of the federal employees in these two age groups - who make up half of the federal workforce - were satisfied with their job training (boomers 50 percent, seniors 58 percent), their telework options (boomers 75 percent, seniors 74 percent), and felt engaged by their jobs (boomers 64 percent, seniors 70 percent).
The reality: That is not true, said Dr. Richard Koller, a Bend neurologist. A sneeze does increase the pressure inside the skull a little bit, he said. People have worried that sneezes may kill brain cells because other things that increase pressure on the brain, such as some types of stroke, can lead to brain cell death or even the death of the person. However,… ... more