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How to Be Healthier at the Office (Infographic)

We spend about 2,000 hours a year, or more, at our jobs. Many of those hours can be hard on our backs, our minds, and our health in general. Read the infographic below for helpful tips on making the b…

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Pain in the Class: The Ergonomics of the Classroom Desk

Close to a decade ago, when I worked in a cubicle-littered office along with a few dozen other fledgling journalists, an ergonomics expert paid us an obligatory visit. This came after many of us, wh…

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Pain in the Neck

By Kermit Pattison You arrive at your job feeling fine. But by mid-afternoon, you're feeling like someone has put a death grip on your neck and upper back, and no amount of head rolling, neck gra…

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Sitting Exercises for the Office

Extended periods of sitting seem to be an occupational hazard in today’s information age. Even if you have good posture habits and the best ergonomic chair, your body will need a break to release musc…

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Good Ergonomics, Good Sense

Injuries stemming from computer use were a big surprise to me when I entered the health and safety field. I expected to encounter toxic chemical exposures, falls, cuts, eye injuries, amputations and …

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