Job Stress Could Lead to Serious Health Risks

Job Stress Could Lead to Serious Health Risks
Friday, September 14, 2012 - 7:16am

People working demanding jobs with little freedom to make decisions may face some serious health risks. A large European study found job stress was linked to a 23% higher likelihood of a first heart attack.

Although smoking and lack of exercise are much greater risk factors for cardiovascular disease, researchers say the current economic crisis could increase the number of work-related heart attacks.

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