Toronto – Standing for long periods of time at work may double your risk for developing heart disease, according to researchers from the Institute for Work and Health and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences.
Santa Monica, CA – Nearly 55 percent of American workers claim they encounter “unpleasant and potentially hazardous” conditions on the job, according to a study from nonprofit research institute RAND Corp., Harvard Medical School and the University of California, Los Angeles.
Boston – Women who work the night shift as young adults may have an increased risk of breast cancer, according to a study of nurses conducted by the Channing Division of Network Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
Atlanta – Workers in higher socioeconomic jobs may face an increased risk of death from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and Parkinson’s disease, according to a recent study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Ann Arbor, MI – Women who struggle to maintain a positive attitude toward exercise should try to adjust their mindset so they consider all movement – not just intense activity – valid and worthwhile, according to researchers from the University of Michigan.
Oxford, England – Are people at your workplace constantly engaged in a battle to control the thermostat? A new study from researchers in the Netherlands finds that feeling a bit too warm or too cold while indoors actually may have health benefits.