So long, stress

So Long StressAfter Chris Noble injured his back two years ago helping to unload a freight truck at the electronics store where he worked, the former college track athlete suffered docked wages, chronic back pain—and overwhelming stress.

Earning two-thirds his former salary through workman’s compensation checks that didn’t always come when they were supposed to, the Arlington Heights man felt the crush of the bleak economy. With a wife and two kids his cut wages were “just enough to buy groceries on sale.” His prospects for finding a new job seemed dim. read more

July 7, 2008
RedEye

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