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Health and wellness careers a focus of WMHS workshops

Health and wellness careers a focus of WMHS workshops

Wiscasset Middle High School students heard from health and wellness professionals in small focus groups Friday morning. Shaye Paradis, school counselor, and Mary Ellen Bell, Career Pathways coordinator, arranged the event, a first for WMHS called “Career Chat.” Students signed up in advance for the 45-minute sessions covering the medical profession including …

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Do Longer Maternity Leaves Hurt Women’s Careers?

Do Longer Maternity Leaves Hurt Women's Careers?

Maskot/Getty Images Career or child care? It’s an unfortunate dilemma faced by every working woman with a baby on the way. Should she take a lengthy maternity leave, knowing that more time at home can improve the well-being of both mother and child? After all, research shows maternity leaves are …

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