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Health in the workplace

Sick leave myths busted

Unsure whether to bring a sick note after two or three days of taking off ill, or are you simply unsure of what it means to be sick after the weekend? Here are the facts.

Sick building syndrome

When Mia started getting headaches at work, she put it down to new-job stress, especially as the symptoms eased whenever she left the building.

Why fidgeting may be good for your health

Researchers found that women who did a lot of sitting, but were either moderately or very fidgety had a risk of early death that was similar to that of more active women.

Obesity ruled a disability in Europe

Obese people can be considered as disabled, according to a European court and may lead to companies having to provide greater support to obese staff.

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Aid your digestion What are digestive disorders?

Are you really constipated?

Many people think that if they do not have two or more bowel movements every single day of their lives they are constipated. This is patently not true, writes DietDoc.

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Stop believing these 10 allergy myths

Do you still believe that hay fever is caused by hay? Or that food allergies are really common? No, and no again. We bust 10 myths about allergies.