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Employee Behavioral Health Program Improves Depression and Anxiety

Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

An employer-sponsored behavioral health program can reduce symptoms in employees with depression and anxiety, reports a study in the October Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

Channels: All Journal News, Behavioral Science, In the Workplace, Mental Health,

Released:
24-Oct-2019 10:05 AM EDT

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Defining Worker Well-Being – Experts Propose New Framework

Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

How do we define and measure worker well-being? A proposed conceptual framework, with implications for future efforts to improve occupational safety and health, is presented in the July issue of Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

Channels: Healthcare, In the Workplace, Local - Pennsylvania, Local - Philly Metro, All Journal News,

Released:
25-Jul-2018 3:20 PM EDT
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'Call to Action' on Mental Health and Well-Being in the Workplace

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What steps can employers take to reduce the high costs and health impact of mental health issues? An expert Advisory Council has developed a set of recommendations for improving mental health and well-being in the workplace, according to a report in the April Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

Channels: In the Workplace, Mental Health, Psychology and Psychiatry, Local - Pennsylvania, Local - Philly Metro, All Journal News,

Released:
3-Apr-2018 4:15 PM EDT
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'Khamisiyah Plume' Linked to Brain and Memory Effects in Gulf War Vets

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Gulf War veterans with low-level exposure to chemical weapons show lasting adverse effects on brain structure and memory function, reports a study in the October Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

Channels: Alzheimer's and Dementia, Behavioral Science, Mental Health, Military Health, Neuro, Psychology and Psychiatry, Local - Pennsylvania, Local - Philly Metro, All Journal News,

Released:
5-Oct-2017 10:10 AM EDT
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Test May Help Identify Veterans with Deployment-Related Lung Disease

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A test called the lung clearance index (LCI) is superior to standard tests in identifying patients with lung disease related to military deployment, suggests a study in the August Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

Channels: Public Health, Respiratory Diseases and Disorders, Local - Pennsylvania, Local - Philly Metro, All Journal News, Military Health,

Released:
27-Jul-2017 1:35 PM EDT
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Traffic-Related Air Pollution Linked to DNA Damage in Children

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Children and teens exposed to high levels of traffic-related air pollution have evidence of a specific type of DNA damage called telomere shortening, reports a study in the May Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

Channels: Children's Health, Environmental Health, Environmental Science, Pollution, Local - Pennsylvania, Local - Philly Metro, All Journal News,

Released:
19-May-2017 2:10 PM EDT
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What's Your Company Policy on E-Cigarettes?

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As E-cigarettes continue to increase in popularity, employees are unclear on whether their employers have any company policy on "vaping"—or whether that policy is different for vaping versus tobacco smoking, reports a survey study in the April Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

Channels: Addiction, In the Workplace, Smoking, Local - Pennsylvania, Local - Philly Metro, All Journal News,

Released:
10-Apr-2017 2:30 PM EDT
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Surveys Provide Employers' and Employees' Views on Wellness Programs

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Most US employers offer workplace health promotion (WHP) programs, but many employees aren't aware of these programs, reports a study in the March Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, official publication of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM).

Channels: Healthcare, In the Workplace, Local - Pennsylvania, Local - Philly Metro, All Journal News,

Released:
15-Mar-2017 12:05 PM EDT
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Supportive Leadership Linked to Lower Absenteeism/Presenteeism

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More supportive leadership behaviors (SLB) in the workplace are associated with lower productivity losses due to absenteeism and presenteeism, reports a study in the February Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, official publication of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM).

Channels: Behavioral Science, In the Workplace, Local - Pennsylvania, Local - Philly Metro, All Journal News,

Released:
13-Feb-2017 11:00 AM EST
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'Data-Driven' Approach May Reduce Violence to Hospital Workers

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A worksite intervention using unit-level data on violent events can lead to lower risks of patient-to-worker violence and injury to hospital staff, suggests a study in the January Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, official publication of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM).

Channels: Emergency Medicine, In the Workplace, Guns and Violence, Local - Pennsylvania, Local - Philly Metro, All Journal News, Healthcare, Nursing, Patient Safety,

Released:
12-Jan-2017 2:00 PM EST
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