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Long Hours at Work Can Be Bad for Your Heart

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However, it does not prove a cause and effect relationship. More research is needed to help understand the connection between stroke and vascular heart disease and long hours at work.


"Science Says Working Long Hours Can Be Seriously Bad For Your Health". Fortune.com. Web. 20 August 2015.

"Long working hours and risk of coronary heart disease and stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis of published and unpublished data for 603 838 individuals". Thelancet.com. Web. 19 August, 2015.


"Working Long Hours Could Be Bad For Your Health". CBSNews.com. Web. 20 August 2015.

Reviewed September 10, 2015
by Michele Blacksberg RN
Edited by Jody Smith

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