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 Windows add to office workers' well-being Paid vacation and health benefits are coveted job perks. Perhaps windows also belong on that list, new research suggests. Join Health24 on Facebook » Subscribe to the newsletter » Ask CyberShrink » Take a quiz on ambition » Wasting time and money How much energy do you burn at work? 'Workplace wellness' fails bottom line A report shows that programmes which try to get employees to become healthier and reduce medical costs have only a modest effect. Healthy lifestyle may offset job stress Risk for heart disease rises when workers are stressed. But a healthy lifestyle may help. 'Sharps' injuries a hazard for surgeons Injuries caused by sharp medical instruments are a major hazard for surgeons, according to experts. Timing of job interview may determine outcome For job seekers, their chances of being hired may have a lot to do with who else was interviewed on the same day, a new study suggests. Distractions at work lead to errors Even short interruptions - such as glancing at a text message - can cause people to make mistakes while performing a task, a new study finds. Handshakes influence first impressions A new study provides scientific evidence that a handshake helps you make a good first impression. “ Latest comment on Health24 Mandisa Macingwane says... thank you for this article. my 16 month old son has recurring fungal infection and i had a case of candida which i though was sorted out but all my life i have suffered from acid... The benefits of probiotics ” Bosses who bully poison the workplace Abusive bosses not only cause misery for the employees they target, but they also poison the work environment for the victims' co-workers, a new study indicates. Tips against office stress Having breaks during work is essential and anyone who uses their free time to check work emails should not be surprised if they feel stressed. Even so, work-related pressure is increasingly becoming part of the daily lives of most folk these days. Workplace bullying takes toll on witnesses People who experience or witness workplace bullying are more likely to have prescriptions for antidepressants, sleeping pills and tranquilisers, a new study finds. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Don’t be taken by surprise this winter. Keep your defences up with Vital Hop, skip and jump through winter with Hill’s Pet Nutrition Age-related bone loss is higher in women Conduct your most important Medihelp business from your mobile phone Live healthier Sleep well » Snoring Insomnia Sleep deprived? Create bedroom harmony Follow these tips for a peaceful retreat. Keep your pet healthy » Strange cat facts Walking the dog Ask the expert Health benefits of owning a pet Here are some surprising benefits of owing a pet.