Why Working More Than 8 Hours A Day Can Kill You

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If you’re accustomed to being the last one to leave the office, newresearch may offer you cause to rethink your routine.The study, published in the American Journal of Epidemiology, shows that acombination of stress, raised blood pressure and unhealthy diets stemming from longworking hours may be the cause of thousands of workers’ serious health problems.

The study combined the results of different studies over the last 50 years and found thatspending too long in the office resulted in a 40 to 80 percent greater chance of heartdisease compared to an eight hour work day. Read the whole article…

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Is work killing us?

Over 80% of Americans work in jobs that require little to no physicalactivity, and the effects are starting to show. From a growing trend in obesity to unprecedented stress levels to a growth in heart disease, the question arises: Is work killing us.

What are some are the greatest hazards at the workplace and how to avoid them? See the infographic from Onlineuniversity.net to find out.

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Kids do as we do, not as we say?

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  • 60% of our teens consider themselves addicted to their mobile phone…
  • 16 % consider themselves workaholics…
  • 39% feel under constant pressure to accomplish more than they can handle…
  • 64% cut back on sleep to get things done…

Wonder where they got that kind of behavior from?

The use of cocaine and amphetamine in the workplace has increased by 70% since 1998.

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