IBS in the Workplace: Bad Fit for Startups

The challenges of working at a start-up are myriad:  crazy founders, long hours, and uncertain payout.  But for employees suffering from a certain gastro-intestinal condition, these challenges are that much greater. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is nowhere near as funny as it sounds.  Symptoms include chronic diarrhea, bloating, cramps and lots of gas. Practically speaking, […]

Online Courses Slow Campus Spread of STDs

“I wish I had started using Khan Academy earlier. I would have saved thousands of dollars on tuition….and many hundreds on Valtrex.” STD rates are falling on college campus, and the source of the reduction is unexpected.  The driver of this trend is not condoms,  chastity pledges, or even the Freshman 15.  So what gets […]