Home > Lifestyle > Healthy workplace > News News All sections in Healthy Workplace » Workplace Basics » At the Office » Dangerous Jobs » Employee Wellbeing » Health at work » Work and Stress » Work behaviour » Your new job » Workplace News Your health vs your job: what you shouldn't overlook You're dependent on your job, but experts warn that you should always prioritise your health. Down syndrome kids’ message to future moms » Join Health24 on Facebook » Subscribe to the newsletter » Ask CyberShrink » 6 ways sexy shoes damage your feet How much energy do you burn at work? Could working night shift damage your DNA? There are signs that the body's ability to repair DNA damage is diminished when people work at night. Rudeness in workplace costs companies dearly In a study, researchers asked employees a series of questions to assess how rude behaviour affects their productivity as well as corporate culture. Good vibe with co-workers may boost your health Australian researchers found that people have a greater sense of well-being when they strongly identify with their work colleagues or organisation. Work takes high toll on Americans According to a poll, stress is a significant problem among American workers. Many say that their job influences their eating and sleeping habits and also affects their weight. Long work hours may hurt your health Being at work more than 60 hours a week had most damaging effects on women's well-being, study finds. Unhappiness at work may lead to ill health New research suggests that the way young adults feel about their careers might affect them physically and mentally by middle age. ‘Smart drugs’ are making workplaces more competitive People are increasingly using performance-enhancing drugs for common tasks ranging from sitting examinations to giving presentations and conducting important negotiations. Bogus doctor's notes costing SA millions Among other things, the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) is addressing the problem of local doctors who write fraudulent sick notes, costing the country millions of rands in lost productivity each year. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors How erectile dysfunction can affect relationships Coping with the fear of cancer IBS affects 15% of people around the world The evolution of asthma treatment Live healthier Here's some help... » Combat childhood obesity Childhood obesity brings future health problems 3 ways to get young couch potatoes away from the screen Are your children glued to their electronic devices? It might be time to start making some rules. Time for a break? » Stressful job leads to emotional burnout Work burnout tied to emotional eating This is why you must take annual leave Avoid burnout and use your annual leave to get some well-deserved rest. Your body and mind will thank you.