Health and Fitness — 2011
Start the New Year with Less Stress at Work
Employers can have a major impact on workplace health by making stress reduction a priority in 2012. Helping employees manage stress is critical because stress can cause a variety of emotional and physical health problems for an individual, not to mention lost productivity. In fact, a recent study published in the journal BMC Public Health found that employees with high-stress jobs visited their general practitioners 26 percent more often compared to those with low-stress jobs.