Women’s long work hours linked to alarming increases in cancer, heart disease

Posted by on June 16, 2016 11:19 am
Categories: Science

Women who put in long hours for the bulk of their careers may pay a steep price: life-threatening illnesses, including heart disease and cancer. Work weeks that averaged 60 hours or more over three decades appear to triple the risk of diabetes, cancer, heart trouble and arthritis for women, according to new research.

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