hidden New Study Suggests Working Long Hours Increases High Blood Pressure Risk

New Study Suggests Working Long Hours Increases High Blood Pressure Risk

Authors: Ross Arena, Ph.D., P.T., FAHA, FESC, Professor and Head of the Department of Physical Therapy, University of Illinois at Chicago; Chris Calitz, M.P.P., Director, Center for Workplace Health, American Heart Association

Preview: People who work more than 40 hours per week in white-collar jobs are more likely to have high blood pressure than those working 40 or fewer hours, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Hypertension.

hidden Workplace Health Needs More Rigorous Evaluation of Comprehensive Programs

Workplace Health Needs More Rigorous Evaluation of Comprehensive Programs

Authors: Eduardo Sanchez, M.D., M.P.H., Chief, Center for Health Metrics and Evaluation; Chris Calitz, M.P.P, Director, Center for Workplace Health

Preview: A worksite wellness study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) on April 16, 2019, and a corresponding New York Times article headlined “Employee Wellness Programs Yield Little Benefit, Study Shows” appeared to question the effectiveness of workplace health promotion programs..