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 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. 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? 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. 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. 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. 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. ‘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. 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. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors K Naomi takes a stand and shows women how to fight back WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal voucher! Constipation in women SA's old diesel vehicles continue to fuel allergies Live healthier Are you sure? » 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. True of False? » SEE: How anaphylactic shock affects your body 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.