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Social Coworkers Can Help Reduce Risk Of Diabetes Development
2013-05-09 14:03:29

A new study today from the Tel Aviv University's Faculty of Management has found that social support and improved work conditions can reduce the risk of diabetes in employees. Additionally, this study holds that they can use work conditions to predict the development of diabetes in healthy employees.

Job Burnout Compromises Heart Health
2013-03-13 06:20:35

More so than in many industrialized nations, Americans work longer hours, take fewer vacation days and retire later in life. It is not surprising, therefore, that with such demanding careers many experience job burnout expressed as physical, cognitive and emotional exhaustion resulting from stress at work.

2011-08-05 09:20:00

According to a Tel Aviv University researcher, a positive relationship with your co-workers has long-term health benefits.

Word of the Day
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.