I recently read an article in my local newspaper about manual laborers in Nicaragua who are suffering from an epidemic of kidney failure that has been killing thousands. (Worked to Death? Minneapolis Star Tribune, Sunday February 19, 2012) Doctors and scientists are struggling to find the cause of this chronic kidney disease that is affecting workers throughout Central America.
One theory is that these workers are being exposed to toxic substances in the course of their work. However, those who are getting sick come . . . → Read More: Can You Work Too Much?