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Article ID: 698037

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.

Released:
25-Jul-2018 3:20 PM EDT
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Article ID: 692172

'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.

Released:
3-Apr-2018 4:15 PM EDT
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Article ID: 682343

'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.

Released:
5-Oct-2017 10:10 AM EDT
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Article ID: 678619

Test May Help Identify Veterans with Deployment-Related Lung Disease

Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

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.

Released:
27-Jul-2017 1:35 PM EDT
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Article ID: 675053

Traffic-Related Air Pollution Linked to DNA Damage in Children

Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

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.

Released:
19-May-2017 2:10 PM EDT
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Article ID: 672718

What's Your Company Policy on E-Cigarettes?

Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

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.

Released:
10-Apr-2017 2:30 PM EDT
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Article ID: 671299

Surveys Provide Employers' and Employees' Views on Wellness Programs

Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

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).

Released:
15-Mar-2017 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 669364

Supportive Leadership Linked to Lower Absenteeism/Presenteeism

Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

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).

Released:
13-Feb-2017 11:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 667635

'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).

Released:
12-Jan-2017 2:00 PM EST
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Article ID: 665892

High Rates of Respiratory Diseases and Exposures Among US Veterans

Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

US military veterans have high rates of potentially harmful respiratory exposures—which are linked to an increased likelihood of respiratory diseases, reports a study in the December Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, official publication of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM).

Released:
5-Dec-2016 10:45 AM EST

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