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KurtNYC Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-16-04 12:01 PM
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Praise from the Boss doubles the risk of heart attack!
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Deadlines According to data compiled by the Stockholm Heart Epidemiology Programme, workers toiling under tight deadlines are six times more likely to suffer a heart attack within a day of a high pressure situation. The study, which examined various elements of stress in the workplace, reported that short-term stress was more likely to lead to heart attacks than long-term stress. This is bad news for journalists, among others, many of whom enjoy a reckless lifestyle. Interestingly, the study also noticed that praise from the boss can also double the risk of a heart attack.

That's the whole btw; here is the link anyway (cool publication): http://www.montrealmirror.com/2004/121604/front.html

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