Are you tired? A new study of young and middle-aged adults shows it could be happening because of the way society functions in your part of the world. Researchers from Flinders University and the University of Helsinki collaborated with Finnish company, Polar, to compare the sleeping habits of 17,335 people wearing fitness trackers to measure their 14 day sleep patterns.
Poor physical or mental health increases the chance that formerly incarcerated individuals will commit more crimes and return to prison, according to a groundbreaking new Rutgers University-Camden study. The study - conducted by Nathan Link and Richard Stansfield, assistant professors of criminal justice at Rutgers-Camden, and Jeffrey Ward, an associate professor of criminal justice at Temple University - advances a health-based model of desistance showing how both mental and physical health affect the chances of maintaining employment and positive family relationships, and ultimately recidivism.
Many refugee resettlement programs evenly disperse new arrivals, in part to discourage the formation of ethnic clusters. But proximity to communities of others who share their nationality, ethnicity, or language can help refugees integrate into the local economy, according to new evidence from researchers at the Immigration Policy Lab. Newly arrived refugees in Switzerland who lived near more people with the same background were more likely to be employed within their first five years.
A new multi-national survey has revealed that asthma sufferers are missing nearly one-tenth of work hours due to their symptoms, which also results in a loss of productivity and affects their emotional wellbeing.
Legal status is no guarantee that migrants will find more security in the workplace, according to a new study published in the journal Migration Letters.
A new study from the Stanford Immigration Policy Lab found that new refugees were more likely to find work within their first five years if officials assigned them to an area with a larger community of people who share their nationality, ethnicity or language.
Supervisors driven by profits could actually be hurting their coveted bottom lines by losing the respect of their employees, who counter by withholding performance, according to a new study led by Baylor University.
Deaths from drug overdoses have risen dramatically in the United States over the past 20 years, and researchers seek to understand complex factors that may affect these deaths. A new study led by George Mason University's College of Health and Human Services examined drug overdose deaths at the county level. It found that socioeconomic factors and segregation may have independent effects that vary by racial and ethnic groups.
A new study finds that workplace injury significantly raises a person's risk of suicide or overdose death, contributing to a trend that has lowered US life expectancy in recent years.
Autocratic leaders are often credited with purposefully delivering good economic outcomes, but new research challenges that long-held assumption.