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Can non-medical factors trigger sick leave?

According to UK government statistics over 8 million working days per year are lost due to illness and about a third of these are due to minor ailments such as coughs, colds, sickness and diarrhea. Yet two individuals who ...

dateMar 23, 2011 in Health
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'Pre-baby blues' due to lack of support from partner

Pregnancy is meant to be a joyous time however some women experience overwhelming 'baby blues' before the birth of their child. Anxiety and depression during pregnancy can result in premature birth, or low birth weight, and ...

dateMar 14, 2011 in Health
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Advanced degrees add up to lower blood pressure

Freshmen on the eve of finals and graduate students staring down a thesis committee may not feel this way, but the privilege of obtaining an advanced education correlates with decades of lower blood pressure, according to ...

dateFeb 28, 2011 in Health
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'Tough love' no good for obesity interventions

Obese people support lifestyle-change interventions, rather than those that purely promote weight loss. Researchers writing in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Public Health interviewed 142 obese people about their ...

dateJul 14, 2010 in Health
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Scottish people 'living dangerously'

Almost the entire adult population of Scotland (97.5%) are likely to be either cigarette smokers, heavy drinkers, physically inactive, overweight or have a poor diet. Researchers writing in the open access journal BMC Public ...

dateJun 10, 2010 in Health
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When screen time becomes a pain

The amount of time teenagers spend in front of TV screens and monitors has been associated with physical complaints. A large study of more than 30,000 Nordic teenagers published in the open access journal BMC Public Health ...

dateJun 08, 2010 in Health
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