Friday, March 26, 2010

Chronic Job Stress Leads To Obesity: Study

“Researchers at University of Rochester Medical Center found that 72 to 75% of the employees studied were overweight or obese. Lead author Diana Fernandez, an epidemiologist at the URMC Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, said her research like many others linked high job pressure with cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndrome, depression, exhaustion, anxiety and weight gain. She explained, ‘In a poor economy, companies should take care of the people who survive...

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