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February 27, 2018

Learn about injury, illness and behavioral health factors related to gender differences in the causes of workers' compensation claims. With equivalent levels of behavioral health risk factors, women were more likely than men to file a claim.

 

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January 27, 2018

Survey of providers, employers and employees finds support for obesity as a disease but misaligned treatment and programs. More effective treatment demands a multifaceted approach that recognizes the implications of defining obesity as a disease and acting on those implications.

December 27, 2017

Workplace climate and culture are receiving increased attention from researchers, policy-makers and practitioners.  Read these two reports from the Integrated Benefits Institute on the importance of worker wellbeing and workplace climate.  The structure of work -- job design, work policies, and...

November 27, 2017

Workplace climate, psychosocial stressors and physical hazards all contribute to worker health, specifically hypertension, according to David Rehkopf, Stanford physician researcher and lead author of this key paper from the special issue of Health Affairs on Work and Health, February 2017.

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October 27, 2017

Be sure to check-out the special issue of Health Affairs dedicated to Work and Health topics.  This important journal issue covers a range of topics on the interrelationships between work and health including how cognitive and physical demands on the job affect absence and presenteeism for those...