Home > Lifestyle > Healthy workplace Healthy workplace 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 Germs co-workers bring from home It's not just your colleagues' dirty cups in the kitchen or their filthy desks that pose a germ risk to you.They could be bringing serious germs with them from home. Healthy workplace News Hiding your feelings at work can lead to poor productivity Are you suppressing your true emotions and faking a positive attitude to be lauded and liked by your colleagues? It could backfire, say researchers. More in Healthy workplace News Even female bosses face sexual harassment How to keep year-end deadlines from ruining your health What's the point of work meetings anyway? According to research, they're actually a form of therapy Mental health in the workplace: A third of South Africans resign from their jobs because of a bad boss Healthy workplace Working from home? Posture, ergonomics can make it safe There are fewer distractions when working at home, so we tend to stay seated for longer. We, therefore, need to purposefully move around, and ensure we're comfortable. See all Healthy workplace » Healthy workplace Can the air conditioner make you sick? You and your colleagues are convinced it's the air conditioning in the office that's making you sick. Here's what the experts have to say. See all Healthy workplace » Healthy workplace How long has your doctor been on duty? Doctors are working 30-hour shifts, and enough is enough, says the South African Medical Association. See all Healthy workplace » Work behaviour Study on 15 000 people suggests workaholism linked to mental health issues A large study suggests a link, but it's not clear how overwork, and issues such as depression, anxiety or OCD may be connected. See all Work behaviour » Take action 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? Healthy workplace Employers need to do more to help breastfeeding moms Employers need to make it easier for women to work and raise young children, and it shouldn't be a choice of one or the other, according to a recent survey. See all Healthy workplace » Healthy workplace Why people eat these 5 stinky foods at the office Some of the smelly things your colleagues eat at work may actually be good for you. See all Healthy workplace » Health in the workplace 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. See all Health in the workplace » At the office Health risks of prolonged sitting debunked Sitting for hours on end may not increase mortality risk as previous studies suggested. See all At the office » advertisement Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.