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American Workers' Anxiety Over Jobs Highest Since 1970s

By | Wed, 11/27/2013 - 12:08

Recent surveys of American workers paint their current anxiety levels as the highest since the 1970s.

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Get Moving While You Work: Desk Treadmills, Office Cycles, And Exercise Balls Grow In Popularity

By | Sun, 09/15/2013 - 15:57

As companies begin to realize that sitting for long periods of time can offset the benefits of exercise, more are buying treadmill and cycle desks, or encouraging employees to use exercise balls rather than chairs.

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People Who Always Multitask Are Actually The Worst At It

By | Thu, 01/24/2013 - 21:00

A new study revealed that people who do frequently do many things at once are actually the worst at multitasking and at concentrating on single tasks.

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Women Lose Interest in Career after Being in Power at Home

By | Sun, 01/20/2013 - 16:02

Being in power at home reduces a woman's desire to achieve success at workplace, says a new study.

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Exposure to Chemicals at Work Can Increase Breast Cancer Risk

By | Mon, 11/19/2012 - 16:45

Exposure to "toxic soup" of cancer-causing agents at work can significantly raise a woman's chances of developing breast cancer.

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Night Shift Work Triples the Risk of Prostate Cancer in Men

By | Mon, 10/22/2012 - 12:19

Working night shifts raises the risk of men developing prostate cancer by almost three times compared to working only day shifts.

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This Year's Most Creative Excuses for Calling in Sick from Work

By | Fri, 10/12/2012 - 16:57

The excuses are probably true – and, if they're not, don't employers want creative employees?

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Why It Is a Good Idea to Flirt at Work

By | Wed, 10/10/2012 - 14:37

Flirting never hurt anyone, and according to a new study it may even help a woman when it comes to getting ahead at work.

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Stressed by Work? Your Genes, Not Your Boss, May Be the Culprit

By | Mon, 09/17/2012 - 17:24

A new study suggests that people should stop short of blaming their employer for their work-related stress.

Stressed at Work? Look Out for Your Heart

By | Fri, 09/14/2012 - 10:22

People who have highly demanding jobs and little freedom to make decisions are 23 percent more likely to have a heart attack compared with their less stressed out colleagues.

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Your Morning Cup of Coffee Could Keep Work Pains Away

By | Thu, 09/06/2012 - 11:10

Having a cup of coffee in the morning could help prevent physical pain triggered by spending hours sitting at a computer, a new study reveals.