Menlo Park, CA – The holiday season brings with it a mix of joy and stress for workers: 51 percent say they’re more cheerful at work this time of year, but 35 percent feel more work-related pressure, according to the results of a recent survey conducted by Accountemps, a finance staffing firm.
Morgantown, WV — People who are prescribed sedatives or narcotics often receive warnings about the medications’ possible effect on driving ability, but those prescribed antidepressants or stimulants – such as attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder medications – aren’t cautioned as frequently, according to a recent study from West Virginia University.
Los Angeles – Sleep deprivation may disturb brain cells and trigger temporary mental lapses that affect memory and visual perception, according to a recent study from researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles.
Boca Raton, FL – Workers who do not get paid sick leave may experience a level of psychological distress that interferes with their daily lives and activities, according to a study by Florida Atlantic University and Cleveland State University researchers.
Burnaby, British Columbia – Engaging in 30 minutes of moderate activity – including household chores and walking to work – most days could decrease the risk of cardiovascular disease and early death, according to a new study.