Cambridge, England — Lower levels of work-related stress, as well as fewer sick days. Greater worker retention. And no drop-off in revenue for employers. These are some of the results of a recent trial of four-day workweeks at more than 60 organizations.
Ithaca, NY — Even though a spa treatment or new purchase may be exactly what you need, feeling the pressure of excessive work demands can limit the desire to treat yourself, results of a recent study show.
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Boston — Rather than provide worker wellness programs aimed at changing individual behaviors, employers should focus on reshaping work conditions that are the root cause of stress-related health problems, say researchers from a pair of Boston universities.
Boston — Turning to the internet to self-diagnose health problems, also known as using “Dr. Google,” has gotten a bad reputation in recent years. Sometimes that’s deserved, but the results of a recent study led by researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital suggest the practice may have some benefits.