News tagged with health economist

Workplace stress a growing health hazard

Job-related stress is catching up with the Canadians. A new study by Concordia University economists, published in BMC Public Health, has found that increased job stress causes workers to increasingly seek h ...

Aug 25, 2011
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When the economy is down, alcohol consumption goes up

Previous studies have found that health outcomes improve during an economic downturn. Job loss means less money available for potentially unhealthy behaviors such as excessive drinking, according to existing literature on ...

Oct 13, 2011
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