With today's world filled with flashing images of MTV, quick news reports, and fast-food restaurants on every corner, are we capable of concentrating as well as we used to?
Occupational asthma is a lung disease in which the airways overreact to dust, vapors, gases, smoke or fumes that exist in the workplace.
Occupational asthma is caused by being exposed to irritants in the form of vapors, fumes, gases, particles or allergens like dust in the workplace.
A routine isn't necessarily bad; it can be comforting because it adds structure to your life and it isn't stressful. But dissatisfaction may start to gnaw at you and erode your self-esteem if you believe you want something more in your life.
If you take a healthy attitude toward stress in your travel plans, the payoffs include improved physical well-being, mental alertness and better job performance.
Do you spend your days using a computer, sorting mail or assembling small parts? If your workplace duties put stress on your wrists, you may be at risk for carpal tunnel syndrome.
Many office workers are doing simple exercises at their desks, with surprisingly healthy benefits.
Alcohol-dependent employees incur twice the health care costs of the average employee, are more likely to steal from their employers, are more likely to be involved in workplace accidents and are five times more likely to file worker’s compensation claims.
Both men and women should wear safety shoes and boots appropriate for the job and designed specifically to protect feet.
Setting goals gives direction to your life. Without goals, you can drift and go nowhere.
A willingness to help your partner overcome job stress is the single most important factor in dealing with the fallout from work.
If your computer, chair and other parts of your workstation aren't positioned properly, you can end up with sore wrists or a backache or other physical problems.
What's the difference between a can-do and a won't-try person? It's usually a matter of bravery.
To help someone who is starting out in your company, remember how you felt on your first day. Was it a pleasant experience? If so, what made it that way?
No matter how energetic you may be, stretching yourself to the limit every day puts your health and happiness at risk.
If your job requires you to sit for much of the day, sooner or later you may experience pain in your back, neck, shoulder, hands or wrists.
Before you walk in the door to work, make sure you bring along your talent, knowledge, skills and positive attitude.
Here are strategies that can help you troubleshoot and personalize your weight-loss plan to manage common workplace weight-loss roadblocks.
It’s not the job that creates stress, it’s the way a person responds to the urgencies and demands of each workplace environment that makes them stressed or energized.
You may not realize that common over-the-counter drugs can cause side effects that can jeopardize your health and your ability to perform everyday activities.
Illnesses such as the flu and colds are caused by viruses that infect the nose, throat, and lungs. They’re usually spread from person to person when an infected person coughs or sneezes.
Success is the business of trying to improve the things you do. Success is growing and developing. It's accepting bigger and greater challenges.
Most of us may not think much about our health and safety on the job, but we probably should.
Cancer survivors know how important a job can be to their psychological and financial well being. Here are tips to improve the ability to continue working, as well as some ways to handle workplace discrimination during treatment.
In the United States, 78 percent of all mothers with kids ages 6 to 17 work in paid jobs. Most—including married working moms—also are responsible for child care and housework.
The office may seem like an odd place to work out, but you spend most of your day there. Even short bursts of movement count.