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 'Walking meetings' may boost employees' health and productivity Walking is known to have tremendous health benefits, and according to a study, converting office meetings to 'walking meetings' may raise physical activity considerably. 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? 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. ‘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. 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. Nestle admits Thai seafood suppliers abuse workers A report commissioned by Nestle SA found that impoverished migrant workers in Thailand are sold or lured by false promises and forced to catch and process fish that ends up in the global food giant’s supply chains. Health risks of prolonged sitting debunked Sitting for hours on end may not increase mortality risk as previous studies suggested. Stroll around the office to restore blood flow to the legs Taking short walks around the office during the course of the day can help restore blood flow if you've been sitting at your desk for a while. 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. Psychopaths at work and the 10 jobs that attract them Not all psychopaths are cold blooded killers. In fact, most of them live ‘innocently’ beside us and some of them are even our friends or colleagues. Take a look at their inherent traits and the careers where they're most often found. Fidgeting while you work might be good for you People who can't resist fidgeting while they work may want to stop trying to kick the habit, because a new study suggests all that toe tapping and pencil rapping may be good for their health. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Salomon introduces Speedcross 4 Painmaster Microcurrent Therapy provides drug-free pain relief Update on Equazen acquisition by Flordis South Africa 2016 When lice just keep coming back! Live healthier Checking for nits? » 8 simple steps for getting rid of lice Get through winter head lice free! This woman gets paid to pick out head lice Lice poop can make your head itch Watch out for the faeces of the lice, which is what can cause itching because of an allergic reaction. The struggle is real! » Is your PMS causing your food cravings? SA women silently suffering from this devastating condition The link between PMS and migraines Why do some women get 'bad' PMS and others don’t? Premenstrual syndrome symptoms affect an average of 75% of women.