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Working Overtime May Increase Risk of Obesity


Health & Wellness  (tags: obesity, health, women, research, medicine, humans, diet, study, interesting )

CarrieSIC
- 783 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Do you put extra hours in at work? Do you pick up extra shifts to generate overtime pay? Does the ever-growing pile of work on your desk cause you to stay late or come in early in an attempt to stay on top of things? Do you cut yourself short on sleep...



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Kay M. (348)
Friday October 5, 2012, 10:04 am
and lots of other health risks too.
 

natalie n. (164)
Friday October 5, 2012, 11:19 am
employers should read this!
 

Kit B. (276)
Friday October 5, 2012, 12:59 pm

This is an important article no matter what you do for a living. Lack of sleep and being overweight are connected. Of course the problem for those who do lack sleep, is how to break that cycle? I think the associated stress is something we realize but don't know how to address.
 

Mary Donnelly (47)
Friday October 5, 2012, 6:02 pm
Thanks Carrie--good post.
 

Lindsay Kemp (1)
Saturday October 6, 2012, 5:04 am
Regularly working overtime is counter-productive both to emploiyers and employees in many respects!
 

Heather Rasm (5)
Monday October 8, 2012, 5:13 am
Thanks for the post!!
 
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