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Resist Neck Pain

Hampered by a crook neck after too many hours hunched over your computer terminal? Strength exercises may help.

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The Battle With Back Pain

Most of us will experience back pain at some point - and most of us will take something for the pain rather than investigating the cause.

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Counselling Boosts Staff Health

One-on-one workplace chats about nutrition and exercise leads to healthier employees, a study has found.

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Flu Jabs Do You A Favour

If your boss offers you a flu vaccination for the winter, make sure you accept it. It could protect you from much more than influenza.

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Does Stress Add To Stroke Risk?

While you've probably long thought it must be true, research is now supporting the notion that people with high stress levels are more at risk of a fatal stroke.

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Healthy Bottom Line

Employee health schemes may be an expensive part of running a business but the alternative may be even costlier, according to American research.

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Let Your Anger Out - Occasionally

Men who outwardly express anger at least some of the time may be doing their health a favour.

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Relax, Think Of Nothing

An antidote to our high-anxiety world that also keeps us healthy sounds like a wonder drug. Perhaps it is.

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Stress Helps Catch Colds

Dutch researchers find that stress at work and fatigue increases the chance of catching colds and flu.

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The Eyes Have It

If your office video conferencing appears to be getting nowhere and stress levels are rising as a result, perhaps it comes down to where you're staring. Science suggests eye contact is the key to effective communication.

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Industrial Disease

Is your sleep in dire straits? Perhaps you have industrial disease. The fact is, your working life could be keeping you awake at night, or worse, making you sick.

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Happy Nurses Keep Patients Alive

Surgery patients may have a greater risk of dying if they are in hospitals with high patient-to-nurse ratios, a study has found.

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Work Stress Hazard

Researchers in Finland have delivered bad news for anyone in a high stress job. They suggest you have double the chance of dying from cardiovascular disease compared to your slacker colleagues.

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Asthma Workplace Link

Workplace exposure to quartz, asbestos, dust and fumes increases the risk of respiratory problems including asthma, a Norwegian study has found.

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40 Winks Fights Flu

A good night's sleep can be a key weapon when it comes to avoiding colds and flu.

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