Washington – Months into the new presidential administration, American workers are feeling more anxious and negative regarding political talk at work than they did prior to the election, according to the latest survey from the American Psychological Association.
New York – Frequent weight gain and loss may increase the risk of heart attack and stroke for people who have pre-existing coronary artery disease, according to a recent study from New York University Langone Medical Center.
College Station, TX – Guidelines for promoting good workplace ergonomics are less effective among workers who are overweight or obese, and increased focus on these groups is needed, according to researchers from Texas A&M University and the University at Buffalo.
Chapel Hill, NC – A “no fat” or “no sugar” label on food packaging doesn’t necessarily tell the full story about an item’s nutritional quality, according to researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Atlanta – Opioids, including those obtained by prescription as well as illegal forms such as heroin, were involved in more than 33,000 overdose deaths in 2015 – more than any year on record and nearly quadruple the number of overdoses recorded in 2000, according to the latest issue of "Business Pulse" from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.