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    Stress At Work Increases Risk For Certain Cancers

    I suspect work stress increases risk for all cancers but that would be too political of a study to conduct. For now, we can say that it at least increase risk for GI and bladder cancers. ScienceDirect "...Employment in at least one stressful job was associated with increased odds of cancers of...
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    Working long hours increases risk of stroke and CVD

    The definition of "long" work hours will probably scare many people in the USA who regularly put in significantly more than 55 hours a week. A key point of the study was that the risk was highest in people who had "job strain" - i.e. a job with high demands but little control. In other words...
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