Long Work Hours=Higher Heart Disease Risk

Examining a group of some 7000 low-risk British civil servants, researchers found that long work hours make the risk of heart disease higher. After adjusting for their Framingham risk score, those who worked 11 or more hours per day had a 67% increased risk for coronary disease compared to those who worked the normal 7-8 hours.…

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Work More, Get More (Benefit)!

It seems in life that nothing worthwhile comes easily! A newly published research paper underscores this fact in finding the higher the energy expenditure of overweight patients in a cardiac rehabilitation program, the greater the improvement in risk.Typical protocols result in little weight loss for the more than 80% overweight patients who enter cardiac rehabilitation…

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