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Long work hours, hypertension, and cardiovascular disease.
Cad Saude Publica 2004 Nov/Dec; 20(6):1746-1748
Several studies of myocardial infarction and two studies of blood pressure have shown associations with long work hours (greater than 55-60 hours per week). However, the number of studies of long work hours with cardiovascular outcomes is limited, and further research is needed to better understand the mechanisms and moderating factors.
Work-organization; Cardiovascular-system-disorders; Hypertension; Myocardial-disorders; Heart; Blood-pressure; Stress; Shift-workers; Sleep-deprivation; Author Keywords: Work Hours; Hypertension; Occupational Health; Chronobiology
Paul Landsbergis, Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Box 1043, One Gustave L. Levy Place, New York, NY, 10029-6574
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Mount Sinai School of Medicine
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