Brochure Spotlights Union’s Legislative Goals

The APWU Legislative Department has produced a brochure that outlines the union’s legislative goals. “After more than a decade of focusing our legislative activities on the pros and cons of various postal ‘reform’ measures, the American Postal...

Home Fire-Safety Planning

Joyce B. Robinson, Research & Education Department Director Fire drills are a fairly commonplace event at schools and at many workplaces.Not enough families think to practice fire safety around the house, however, and it may be time to do so....

Building Self-Esteem

Of all the judgment calls we make, none are as important as the ones we make about ourselves. Low self-esteem can lead to a wide range of personal problems, often masking what is truly wrong, and resulting in underachievement, fear of commitment,...

Cataracts: Who’s at Risk?

A cataract is a clouding of the normally clear crystalline lens inside the eye. Cataracts are usually associated with aging, but may also be a consequence of a disease such as diabetes, a side effect of medication, or the result of trauma.

Testing Your Home for Lead

Many houses and apartments built before 1978 contain high levels of lead, which can pose serious health hazards. The lead typically comes from the paint used in these dwellings. Federal law requires landlords and sellers to supply information on the...

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