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Is Your Job Killing You?

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December 4, 2017
January 14, 2021
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Prolonged sitting, working through lunch and stressful situations are all components of office jobs, and growing evidence suggests they are negatively impacting our health.

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Stress alone contributes to $190 million in health care expenses annually and 120,000 deaths, according to Stanford University research. That makes anxiety related to work deadlier than diabetes.

“And instead of staying quiet about workplace anxiety, people should be encouraged to speak up when they need help.”

But stress isn’t just impacting our physical health; it also affects how we make decisions. So it’s important to measure employees’ stress and how well they manage it.

And instead of staying quiet about workplace anxiety, people should be encouraged to speak up when they need help.

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