40+ Hour Workweek Not Healthy, Particularly For Women

Working more than 40 hours a week could mean serious health problems for women, says a new study from the Ohio State University.  They looked at interviews  from 7500 people over a 32 year period.

They were asked about working hours and “heart condition, non-skin cancer, arthritis, diabetes, chronic lung disease, asthma, chronic depression, and hypertension”.

“Women in their 20s, 30s and 40s are setting themselves up for problems later in life,” he added.

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