News tagged with sickness absence

The best medicine for productivity

A worker experiencing the stress of intense workdays might develop somatic symptoms, such as stomach ache or headache, which will eventually lead to taking leave of absence. But when the individual's supervisor offers emotional ...

Feb 06, 2012
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Sickness certification challenges the physician

Difficulties in assessing the patients work capacity, non-medical problems, and handling situations in which the patients have different opinions about the need for sick leave are some of the challenges that physicians meet ...

Apr 26, 2011
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Going to Work When Sick May Lead to Future Absences

Employees who often go to work despite feeling sick have higher rates of future work absences due to illness, according to a study in the June Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, official publication of the ...

Jun 10, 2009
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