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Bad work environment detrimental to our health

When applying for a job, take many different factors into consideration.
When choosing a career or the place to work, most people pay attention to financial conditions, commuting time, chances of promotion etc. Rarely do we think of the kind of people we would get as our bosses and co-workers and general working conditions. However, that aspect might be the most important one when it comes to our health. Stress markers high, study shows A recent study by RAND reveals that for almost two-thirds of US workers actual working conditions are a lot different from those desired. Similarly, a UK study showed a higher presence of stress markers in people who went from having no job to having a bad one, compared to the people who stayed unemployed. Nicole Maestas, the co-author of the study and associate professor of health care policy at Harvard Medical School, said the number of people who experienced some kind of hostile environment at work surprised him. The RAND report is based on the responses of about 3,000 Americans ages 25 to 71. According to the report, one...