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Program to Reduce Work-Family Conflict Pays for Itself

An effective program to reduce work-family conflict (WFC) leads to reduced turnover and other cost savings for employers, reports a study in the September Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, official publication of the American...
21-Aug-2015 10:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Job Strain Linked to Increased Sick Leave Due to Mental Disorders

Workers with high job demands and job strain are at increased risk of sick leave due to mental disorders, reports a study in the August Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, official publication of the American College of Occupational...
16-Jul-2015 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

'Farm-to-Table' Model Shows Occupational Health Risks in Food Industry

Workers involved in nearly every step of the modern food industry are at increased risk of occupational illness/injury and death, compared to other industries, reports a study in the July Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, official...
16-Jun-2015 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Investing in Community Health—What's the Business Case?

Corporate leaders understand that investing in healthier communities can be good business, but need help in developing and implementing their community health strategy, according to a special article in the May Journal of Occupational and...
8-May-2015 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

When Health Risks Go Down, Worker Productivity Goes Up

Changes in employee health risk factors have a significant impact on work productivity, reports a study in the April Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, official publication of the American College of Occupational and Environmental...
8-Apr-2015 10:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

National Economy Is Best Predictor of Job Satisfaction

The national gross domestic product (GDP) is a stronger predictor of job satisfaction than workers' personal or job-related characteristics, reports the March Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, official publication of the American...
6-Mar-2015 8:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

Which Conditions Show Reduced Costs with Disease Management?

Asthma, back pain, and congestive heart failure are among the conditions showing reductions in health care costs in one large employer's disease management (DM) program, reports a study in the February Journal of Occupational and Environmental...
6-Feb-2015 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Low Levels of Libby Asbestos Exposure Linked to Lung Abnormalities

People exposed to asbestos from mining in Libby, Mont., show long-term changes in lung imaging and function tests, even with relatively low asbestos exposure, reports a study in the January Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine,...
6-Jan-2015 8:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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