Oxford, England — Employees who are bullied or experience violence at work may face an additional stressor – an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, a recent study of Scandinavian workers suggests.
Dallas — Smoking bans in workplaces and public places may help promote lower systolic blood pressure among people working in or living near these settings, suggests a recent study conducted by researchers at Northwestern University and the University of Minnesota.
Ann Arbor, MI — Many people aren’t upfront with their doctors and other health care providers about some of their habits and behaviors, which likely reduces the quality of care they receive, results of a recent study show.
London — Although a larger percentage of workers in the United Kingdom say their managers are genuinely concerned for their well-being, “the prevalence and impact of mental health issues are severe, and employers need to urgently ramp up the breadth and quality of support they’re providing,” concludes a recent report from nonprofit group Business in the Community.
Washington — Drivers who don’t get the recommended minimum of seven hours of sleep a night are at higher risk of being involved in a motor vehicle crash – and that risk increases among drivers who get the least amount of sleep, according to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.
Indianapolis — Some patients who – as part of a study – received non-opioid painkillers for chronic back, hip and knee pain expressed awe at how the drugs compared to opioid-based treatment in terms of effectiveness, according to researchers from the Regenstrief Institute.