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The pain-anxiety-depression connection

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This week the Harvard Medical College’s HealthBEAT newsletter published an article on a topic still stigmatized, and far too often ignored in occupational health promotion and wellness programs.


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CDC urges greater screening for mental illness

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With approximately half of U.S. adults expected to develop a mental illness during their lifetime, a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recommending increased surveillance efforts as a way of bolstering treatment and prevention and improving public health.


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Playing highly competitive video games may lead to aggessive behavior

The truth is in the hot sauce
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Competitiveness – not violence – might be the main video game characteristic that influences aggression, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association.


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The great challenge confronting EHS pros

It’s communication — is your message getting through?
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According to the results of the American Society of Safety Engineers 100th Anniversary Essay Contest, the greatest challenge facing the environmental health and safety profession in the 21st century is communication.


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A son suffocates, a father's years of tears

By Ron Hayes

How quick is quick, how long is long, and why? These are the top three questions each family asks after their loved one has been killed on the job.


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Apple's leadership & culture contradict the gurus

Steve Jobs’s departure as CEO of Apple has unleashed a flood of stories about his legacy, his products, his vision, and his management “playbook.”


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Correcting misconceptions about behavior-based safety

By Timothy Ludwig Ph.D.

I'd like to correct some common misconceptions about behavior-based safety (BBS) that I saw in a recent ISHN web exclusive article.


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Teamwork can help overcome fatigue, study finds

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Fatigue can lead to dangerous errors by doctors, pilots and others in high-risk professions, but individuals who work together as a team display better problem-solving skills than those who face their fatigue alone, new research shows.
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Study: Time off work for exercise increases productivity

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Employees Get More Done Despite Reduced Work Hours


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Why do people make mistakes?

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Who hasn’t at some point made a safety-related mistake that put themselves and perhaps co-workers at risk?


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