Houston – Working more than 45 hours per week may increase a person’s risk of cardiovascular disease, including heart attacks, according to a study from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.
Baltimore – Workplace health promotion programs are most effective in organizations that develop a consistent, all-inclusive culture of health and a clear communications strategy, according to a recent study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
New York – Should employers extend their corporate health strategies to the surrounding community? New research suggests that a workforce’s health may have a direct relationship with the health of the community in which it is located.
Atlanta – Workers in the construction and mining industries are among those most likely to smoke cigarettes and use smokeless tobacco products, according to a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
East Greenwich, RI – Although 2 out of 3 employees believe their employer cares about their health, many say they are not supplied with resources to support health-improvement efforts, according to a new survey.
Lincolnshire, IL – Workers who believe their organization encourages healthy behaviors tend to be less stressed and more in control of their well-being, according to results of a new survey from Aon Hewitt, the National Business Group on Health and The Futures Company.