College Station, TX – The lack of a consistent eating and sleeping schedule may disrupt the circadian rhythms of shift workers and make them more likely to suffer a severe stroke, according to a recent study from Texas A&M University.
Uppsala, Sweden – A study of current and former shift workers shows that shift work may contribute to cognitive difficulties that take years to recover from, according to researchers at Uppsala University and Malmö University.
Washington – The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has issued a pair of final rules outlining how employers can implement worker wellness programs while complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act.
Washington – NIOSH recently published the National Total Worker Health Agenda, intended to advance worker well-being by integrating occupational safety and health practices with promotion of injury and illness prevention efforts.
Norwich, England – “Transformational” leaders – managers who encourage employees to go above and beyond – may inspire their workers to greater performance, but their high expectations may be harming their employees’ health, according to research from the University of East Anglia.