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Working more than 10 hours regularly increases chance of a heart attack

Long working hours have also been shown to increase likelihood of smoking, excessive drinking, and weight gain

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Australia is in the bottom third of OECD countries when it comes to working long hours, with 13% of us clocking up 50 hours or more a week in paid work.
These long hours are bad for our health. A new study from France has found that regularly working long days of ten hours or more increases our risk of having a stroke.
Other research has found that employees who work long work hours are likely to have poorer mental health and lower-quality sleep.
Long working hours have also been

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First Published: Jun 30 2019 | 8:43 AM IST

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