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 Doctor's white coat could spread germs White coats, neckties, and wrist watches can become contaminated and may potentially serve as vehicles to carry germs from one patient to another. Join Health24 on Facebook » Subscribe to the newsletter » Ask CyberShrink » Take a quiz on ambition » A day in the life of a rural doctor in SA Wasting time and money New app to help you quit your job A humorous new app aims to relieve the stress and anxiety of quitting your job by sending a text message instead of confronting your boss. Office etiquette: eating at your desk Are you having lunch or just a little snack at your desk? These are the things you should think of to keep the peace with your colleagues. Firms cash in on your flexi-time When it comes to flexi-time at work, it's not unusual for firms to cash-in, profiting from our "free" time and non-professional aptitudes, experts warn. People new to power more vengeful Researchers claim that people unaccustomed to being in charge may be more unforgiving when given the chance. How not to annoy your colleagues From talking loudly on your cell phone and texting during meetings to dressing inappropriately and showing up late, bad manners aren't just bad form, they're bad for business. “ Latest comment on Health24 Steve Gould says... Since taking ramipril I have developed a dry cough and chest pain as if full of wind can anyone advise or help. I'm back at doctors tomorrow Ramipril ” Companies let employees 'escape' from work Several conglomerates have decided to set limits to help employees ease the instant communication overload via e-mails, smartphones and tablets. Working through lunch may be OK Working through your lunch break may not be so bad, as long as you make that choice yourself and don't feel pressured into it. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Recovery after exercise is an essential part of any workout What is Metabolic Syndrome? Could you have it? Eyecare for computer users Treet-It Anti-Lice aiding schools in the prevention of Head Lice Live healthier Beware of the danger! » Asthma danger zones 13 danger zones Teen dangers 21 dangerous things people do Here are 21 things people do without thinking. But they are dangerous, and could kill you or the people around you. Preventing HIV » Male screening tests HIV protective shots HIV vaccine Vaginal ring to prevent pregnancy, HIV and herpes A new vaginal ring, similar to existing birth control rings, promises to provide months of protection against pregnancy, HIV and herpes.