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High pressure jobs like nursing can increase young women's risk of heart disease - Reuters (article link)

"This study adds to the previous body of evidence suggesting harmful effects of excessive psychological demands at work on cardiac health"
- Heart disease is the leading killer of men and women in Europe, the United States and many other rich nations.
- Nurses who said their work pressures were a little too high were 25% more likely to develop heart disease.
- Those who felt work stress was much too high were 35% more likely to have heart disease.
- Stressed employees may pick up unhealthy habits and add to their risk of developing heart problems.


Work stress can raise women's heart disease risk
http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE6446JM20100505