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 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. 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? '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. 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. 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. 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. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Otrivin Menthol relieves sinus congestion Innovative hearing aids can now interact online Second Healthcare Innovation Summit set for Johannesburg Salomon introduces Speedcross 4 Live healthier Nutrition crisis! » Good nutrition on the job will give you the edge Nutrition labels on food encourage healthy choices Nutrition may be as big a challenge today as HIV/Aids was 15 years ago Many people in a large number of low and middle income countries now experience a 'double burden' of malnutrition. E-cigarettes less risky? » E-cigarettes not an acceptable alternative to most smokers UK health officials endorse e-cigarettes E-cigarettes less of a cancer risk than regular smokes A study indicates that smokers who switch to e-cigarettes reduce their exposure to cancer-causing chemicals.