News
Want to quit smoking? New study says try "self-expanding" activities
New research shows people are thinking about their health early in the week
Creative activities outside work can improve job performance
Workers' comp insurer GIO sees complaints drop
Low tolerance for pain may be genetic
Police WorkCover mental stress claims halved
Why the open office doesn't work
WA employers to see premium drop in 2014/15
Irrational health beliefs linked to skipping cardiac rehab sessions
Reasons for pain after "successful" spinal surgery
Impact of clinician-patient relationship on health outcomes
Optimism associated with lower risk of heart failure
ACT Gov't receives $80m premium bill
SA takes hard line on new WorkCover laws
Mortality risks of being overweight or obese are underestimated
Using a treadmill while working can boost employee productivity
One in three intensive care survivors develop depression that typically manifests as physical symptoms
Depression increases heart failure risk by 40 percent
Beyondblue survey finds disturbing attitudes towards depression
Workers' comp needs 'big picture' reform, not 'politcking'
Stigmas, once evolutionarily sound, are now bad health strategies
Mentally challenging jobs may keep your mind sharp long after retirement
Low back pain accounts for third of all disability linked to work
Mid-year results show WorkCoverSA Scheme on improve
Lifestyle interventions can prevent mild depression in older adults
Amputees disadvantaged under WorkCover changes
We work better when we're happy
Employer claims incidence: More needs to be done
No compensation for PS workers injured on breaks away from workplace
WorkCover SA results on the improve
Filling out those employment questionnaires might reveal more than you think
Study links worker productivity to back surgery
Patient requests for specific drugs have major impact on prescribing, reports study
Older adults: Build muscle and you'll live longer
Boosting self-esteem prevents health problems for seniors
Targeted treatment of back pain sees 50% drop in work absence
Stress of filing injury claim linked with later poor health
WorkCover review finds employers favoured by NSW scheme
Study finds using a treadmill while working can boost employee productivity
People more willing to disclose experience of mental health problems, survey finds
Self-acceptance could be the key to a happier life
New research finds positive health technique for stressed nurses
Panel recommends listing depression as a risk for heart disease
Better workplaces mean less suicides
Simple waiting room test can help diagnose depression and anxiety
Stigma key deterrent in accessing mental health care
Mental health problems mistaken for physical illness in children
An open-plan office can make you ill
The pain of social exclusion
Study finds police work mostly sedentary
Physical therapy intervention reduces injury in custodial workers
Managing chronic bone and joint pain
Stressed WA workers costing almost $1m per month
Pharmacists can help address health system concerns
Minority of workers say their boss does a good job
OECD urges UK to tackle high cost of mental-ill health
Loneliness is a major health risk for older adults
Another reason to not mix work and family
Smoking cessation may improve mental health
Chronic stress predisposes brain to mental illness
Healthy habits pay off in the long term
Being mindful online shown to dramatically reduce stress, anxiety and depression
Feeling powerless increases the weight of the world - literally
Symptoms of depression causally linked to risk of coronary heart disease
Beating pain and painkillers
Rural primary care physicians offer insight into rural women's health care
Smokers lack motivation, feel more tired and are less physically active than non-smokers
Feeling "in control" helps some live a longer life
Obesity starts in kindergarten
Whether you lose or gain weight depends on weekdays
Two stressed people equals less stress
Is medical imaging giving us cancer?
Premiums could drop to 2 per cent
Just one question may gauge the severity of unhealthy drug and alcohol use
Depression higher than previously reported in people with rheumatoid arthritis
Gossip and ostracism may have hidden group benefits
Do doctors spend too much time looking at the comupter screen?
Patient participation in surgical safety checklist a win-win
Even without a diagnosis, psychiatric symptoms affect work outcomes
How some painkillers actually intensify pain
Married men should watch their waistlines
Shift work sleep patterns can disrupt genes: study
People who enjoy life maintain better physical function as they age
Parental leave policies best promote gender equity and women's wellbeing
Handling a bad boss
Government defends plan to change Disability Support Pensions
How to help our $54 billion stress problem
Knee surgery does very little for some
Bullying claims expected to rise
Want better work-life balance? Exercise
Workplace wellness programs can cut chronic illness costs
Meaningful work makes people happy, not money
World's first standing classroom in Melbourne
A concussion can lead to depression years later
Online tool aids clinicians' efforts to treat injured workers
Exercise counters the physiological effects of Christmas excess
Exercise can reduce drug-related joint pain in breast cancer patients
Rise in stress claims causes budget blowout for Comcare
Vitamin D decreases pain in women with Type 2 Diabetes and depression
Study finds parental stress linked to obesity in children
Working odd shifts can hurt parent-child relationships
Home-based exercise as rehabiltation
Frequent cell phone use linked to anxiety and reduced happiness in students
Regular physical activity in later life boosts likelihood of 'healthy aging' up to sevenfold
Need inspiration? Let's get physical!
Health insurance increases preventive care but not risky behaviours
Rise in claims see growing life insurance premiums
Mobility explains the association between social activity and mortality risk in older people
Mental health conditions cause greater stigma in families than physical problems
Living with chronic pain: the daily struggle
Report finds health and fitness problems for FIFO workers
Tertiary qualifications increasing requirement for claims managers
The lowdown on obtaining pre-existing injury details from employees
Fun at work promotes employee retention but may hurt productivity
Smokers who quit cut heart disease risk faster than previous estimates
Long-term unemployment may accelerate ageing
Increase in claims hits life insurer TAL
WorkCover "buggered" says SA Deputy Premier John Rau
Depression second leading cause of global disability
Chronic pain and emotional distress often treated With risky medications
Depression in Australian workplaces more 'hidden' than in Europe
Chronic diseases taking up more of GPs' time
Few high-quality guidelines exist for prescribing opioids to pain patients
Nurture impacts nature: Experiences leave genetic mark on brain, behaviour
Job strain helps explain adverse effects of workaholism
Understanding women's chronic pain
Hypersensitivity to pain produced by early life stress is worsened by later stress exposure
Research reveals roles for exercise and diet in aging, depression
WorkCover NSW back in surplus, premiums drop
Government signals Comcare changes, no timetable yet
Knowing who their physician is boosts patient satisfaction
Long-term use of prescription-based painkillers Increases the risk of depression
The negative consequences of noise on overall health
Medical students taught meditation techniques to prevent burnout and improve care
Moral in the morning, dishonest in the afternoon
News that is better or worse than expected influences health decisions
AMP shares diving due to income protection products
Bureaucrats urged to use social media to identify workers' comp fraud
Reading this in a meeting? Women are twice as likely as men to be offended by smartphone use
New biological links between sleep deprivation and the immune system discovered
Can anyone really multitask?
The motivating factors behind "hazing"
"Paying it forward": goodness gone viral
The evolutionary benefit of human personality traits
Dwelling on negative events biggest cause of stress
Cognitive behaviour therapy successful in treating health anxiety
Fear feeds the pain
Studies show how critical sleep is to maintaining a healthy lifestyle
Doctors who make eye contact seem more empathetic to patients
WorkSafe Week 2013: last week of registrations
Belgian government wants to send doctors to check up on sick-day workers
Employers not doing enough to address the stress taboo
Psychological interventions halve deaths and CV events in heart disease patients
Correcting emotional misunderstandings
Scientists identify protein linking exercise to brain health
WorkCover QLD considering making claiming harder
Musicians suffering for their art
GPs unlikely to recommend alternative duties for injured workers
Exercise "potentially as effective" as many drugs for common diseases
Long-term cognitive impairment too common after critical illness
WorkSafe Awards finalists announced
This week is Mental Health Week
Investing in employees' health leads to increased productivity
Eye contact may make people more resistant to persuasion
Public service managers given bullying warning
Simple, two-question survey accurately screens cancer patients for depression
Acupuncture or counselling plus usual care may improve depression symptoms
Debt linked to mental health problems
Can't sleep? Quit smoking
Treating depression helps some smokers quit
Warning on psychological impact of public service cuts
John Walsh's WorkCover update
Record safety performance delivers solid result in Victoria
Anxiety is a greater risk factor for suicide than depression
Treating depression helps some smokers quit
Entitlement-minded workers more likely to claim bosses mistreat them
Many people with depression suffer in silence
Companies with a 'Culture of Health' may outperform others in the marketplace
Study finds men are more likely to develop physical illness than women
Exercise for depression: Some benefits but better trials are needed
Positive emotion influences a depressive-to-happy state and increases life satisfaction
Diet is associated with the risk of depression
Bullying a task for whole workplace to solve
Trying to be happier really can work
Report calls on policy makers to make happiness a key measure and target of development
Can you predict complications with back surgery? Preoperative factors increase risk
Women missing out on exercise
Ability to delay gratification may be linked to social trust
'Negative Working Conditions Score' linked to depressive symptoms
The "un-level" playing fields of WorkCover
Mental and substance use disorders cause rise in global disease burden
Winter depression not as common as many think
A wine a day...
Even mild stress can make it difficult to control your emotions
Study shows mindfulness training can help reduce stress and burnout
Implementing healthy lifestyles at work
Mood is influenced by immune cells called to the brain in response to tress
Money can motivate employees to lose weight, economics researcher reports
Workplace stress can double your risk of heart disease
Shorter working hours do not guarantee happier workers
Well-being not a priority for workaholics
Help improve the workers’ compensation system in South Australia
Excercise takes time to treat insomnia
Impact of debt on mental and physical health
Worms may shed light on human ability to handle chronic stress
Report finds no bullying at CSIRO after 130 allegations
Does chronic pain affect a spouse's sleep?
Researchers debunk myth of right-brain and left-brain personality traits
Change in direction for WorkCover?
WorkSafe cracks down on payments
Tidy desk or messy desk? Each has its benefits
Telephone coaching does not reduce hospital use and related costs
Effect of job stress on heart disease is "limited"
Thinking about family matters linked to stress for working mothers, not dads
Alleged breach of staffing rules in new Workcover Independent Review Office
New guide promotes mental wellbeing at work
Listen to ABC Radio National podcast on back pain guidelines
Why are we failing to return more injured people to work?
Bureaucrat injured with whiplash wins compensation
Stress early in life leads to adulthood anxiety and preference for "comfort foods"
Requiring some patients to get mental health treatment saves money
Psychotherapy via internet as good as if not better than face-to-face consultations
Interview highlights bottom-line damage caused by bullying, stress
New mental health guide for agencies
Public service stress claims soaring
Police officers at less risk of PTSD than previously thought
Optimists are better at regulating stress
Study shows good doctor-patient relationships facilitate discussions about health care costs
New SANE Australia report calls for action to reduce stigma against mental illness
National Pain Week 22-28 July, 2013
ACTU: Workplace bullying rife, employers need to take responsibility
Swedish study suggests bipolar disorder associated with premature mortality
Study reveals how smoking increases vulnerability to alcohol abuse
Study suggests that moving more may lower stroke risk
Later retirement may help prevent dementia
Glued to your cell phone? It may reduce your physical activity and fitness
Acceptance predicts satisfaction in later life
Avoidance strategies can be valuable stress reliever, says study on work/life/school balance
Not so blue? Study suggests many Americans less depressed
People with depression tend to pursue generalised goals
Tired and edgy? Sleep deprivation boosts anticipatory anxiety
Initiative to create mentally healthy workplaces announced
Deaths from prescription painkiller overdoses rise sharply among women
Doctor-patient communication about dietary supplements needs a boost
Books and puzzles could increase brainpower in old age
Exercise reorganizes the brain to be more resilient to stress
Long term night shifts linked to doubling of breast cancer risk
Farmworkers feel the heat even when they leave the fields
Aging stereotypes can hurt older people's memory
Perception of stress linked to risk of heart attacks
Transformational leadership has positive effects on employee well-being
WorkSafe QLD turns to YouTube to spread safe handling message
SafeWork Australia releases report on depression and bullying
Painkillers are killing us
American Medical Assoc. declares obesity a disease
Getting enough sleep could help prevent Type 2 Diabetes
Study reveals link between sleep deprivation and poor dietary choices
Narcissists have altered brain structure
Stress hormone could trigger mechanism for Alzheimer's
Doctors need independent clinical-practice guidelines
Insurers report slowing profits
Caregiving dads treated disrespectfully at work: Study
Workplace and financial stress lead to poor health choices
Universal paid sick leave reduces spread of flu
Workers do not quit due to mandatory flu shot
20-minute yoga session yeilds better brain results than vigorous aerobic exercise: study
Clear link between perceived stress and an increased incidence of psychosomatic symptoms
Role conflict and emotional demands are 'most important' risk factors for distress in workers
Study links workplace daylight exposure to sleep, activity and quality of life
Time limits on welfare can lead to higher mortality rates
Companies pay almost $6,000 extra per year for each employee who smokes
Workers' compensation needs the CEO's support
Bullying crackdown may inundate Fair Work
Super premiums set to rise
Different types of psychotherapy have similar benefits for depression
Clear link between perceived stress and an increased incidence of psychosomatic symptoms
Bursts of exercise boost health
Dismissed bullying claim defends manager "robustness"
Workplace wellness programs not shifting the weight
SA businesses lost 1500 years of productivity in 2011-12
Catching up on lost sleep
Life expectancy gap widens between those with mental illness and general population
Doctors prescribe more analgesics to women than to men just for being female
Austerity kills
More sleep may decrease the risk of suicide in people with insomnia
Job stress and unhealthy lifestyle increase risk of coronary artery disease compared with stress and healthy lifestyle
Depression linked to stroke risk
Mental disorders and non-communicable diseases should be addressed together
Clinically depressed patients phrase personal goals in less specific terms
Antibiotics could cure 40 per cent of chronic back pain cases
Job stress, unhealthy lifestyle increase risk of coronary artery disease
Providing workplace wellness centers could backfire
Routine screening for depression not recommended for adults with no apparent symptoms of depression
Chronic pain sufferers likely to have anxiety
Parental addictions linked to adult children's depression
Report calls for more medical scrutiny of Comcare claims
Study shows positive impact of mind-body course on well-being of medical students
Risk of depression influenced by quality of relationships
Persistent pain after stressful events may have a neurobiological basis
Self-affirmation improves problem-solving under stress
Increases in heart disease risk factors may decrease brain function
Australia may see influx of workplace mental health claims with release of new diagnostic guide
Effect of social factors on back pain sufferers
Workplace stress poses risk to health
Early cognitive behavioural therapy reduces risk of psychosis
Two in three people with mental health problems report their partners as 'really understanding'
ABC Radio National's Dr Norman Swan explains latest MRI study on lower-back pain
Social stress and the inflamed brain
Patient satisfaction with hospital stay does not reflect on quality of surgical care
Backbone' of mental illness stigma common in 16 countries studied
Researchers find out why some stress is good for you
Not everyone likes the company picnic
Demanding physical work associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease
WorkSafe Awards open now
When different providers read different scans on same patient
'Well-being risks' contribute to decreased productivity
Study shows pain improves during first year but mental-health problems linger in returning veterans with major limb injuries
New study assesses benefits of cognitive pain relief methods
Google searches about mental illness follow seasonal patterns
ABC podcast: Cognitive functional therapy for low back pain
The incidence of accepted workers' compensation claims for mental stress in Australia
Negative emotional reactions lead to poorer future mental health
Targeting mental defeat among pain patients could prevent anxiety and depression
Foetal exposure to excessive stress hormones in the womb linked to adult mood disorders
Why middle managers suffer the most stress
Study finds dementia care costs among highest of all diseases; comparable to cancer, heart disease
Walking can lower risk of heart-related conditions as much as running
Comcare crackdown
Missed opportunities to help smokers with mental illness
The startling rise of disability in America
What are the signs of burnout?
People with depression may not reap full benefits of healthy behaviours
Cash for weight loss? Works better when employees compete
Anxiety, depression identify heart disease patients at increased risk of dying
Sixty per cent of Internet users go online for health help, few share health info
Work is biggest cause of stress in people's lives
Caffeine can significantly protect against crash risk for long distance heavy vehicle drivers
Probiotics reduce stress-induced intestinal flare-ups
New disorder could classify millions of people as mentally ill
Media coverage of mass shootings contributes to negative attitudes towards mental illness
Research explores links between physical and emotional pain relief
Less sleep leads to more eating and weight gain
Benefits of quitting smoking outpace risk of modest weight gain
Neck injuries linked to high costs for patients and spouses
Dwelling on stressful events can increase inflammation in the body
Job burnout can severely compromise heart health
Know thyself: How mindfulness can improve self-knowledge
People with mental illness at highly increased risk of being murder victims
Poll finds exercise key to good sleep
Researchers reveal how the brain suppresses pain during times of stress
Emotion-health connection not limited to industrialised nations
Nerve damage may underlie widespread, unexplained chronic pain in children
The human and economic cost of daylight savings
Working from home becoming increasingly popular
Researchers look to breath to identify stress
Texting becomes a pain in the neck
Accidents waiting to happen - insider knowledge
Preventing chronic pain with stress management
ADHD takes a toll well into adulthood
Bullied children can suffer lasting psychological harm as adults
Powerful people are looking out for their future selves
Seasonal Affective Disorder sufferers have more than just winter blues
Stress at any age is still stress
Employee wellbeing key to reducing sick leave
Diabetes + depression = increased risk of death
Personality plus: researchers find link to energy rates
Even limited physical activity is linked to lower rates of depression
Losing hope of a good night's sleep is risk factor for suicide
Bosses ignoring mental illness
We should prioritise mental health: experts
Which swimming strokes are best for improving back pain?
Mentally ill adults more likely to smoke
Work-life balance needed for recovery from job stress
Poor mental health leads to unhealthy behaviours among low-income adults
Stress symptoms in midlife predict old-age disability
Permanent stress can cause type 2 diabetes in men
Stress at work very unlikely to cause cancer
It pays to be proactive with mental health at work
MIND releases "How to manage stress" guide
Favourite ways to reduce stress
Are YOU the cause of work stress?
Empathy peaks in late middle-age
British workers spend over five years worrying
New sleep pattern discovered casts doubt on 8-hour rule
Can mobile phones improve our health?
Mindfulness meditation may relieve chronic inflammation
Personality traits and sick leave in workers diagnosed with nonorganic neck pain
Working overtime linked with severe depression risk
Beat the post-holiday blues with exercise
Cleaning jobs linked to asthma risk
Stand for three hours per day at work and lose weight
Poll reveals employees' top health concerns
Listening beats talking
Stress makes exhausted women over-sensitive to sounds
Repeated aggressions trigger social aversion
How are middle-aged women affected by burnout?
Compensation payouts double
Only half of workers happy with their jobs
Australia's stress report 2012
Quitting smoking reduces anxiety
Few understand the risks of obesity
Make time for a 'stop day' every week
Is it OK for the boss to join the festivities?
Main health burdens revealed
Overeating now a bigger global problem than lack of food
FIFO culture needs to change
Workplace bullying leading to more prescriptions for anxiety, depression
Coping with holiday stress
Victims of bullying suffer trauma
Link between intelligence and chronic widespread pain
Computer-related injuries set to rise
Don't ignore the signs of stress
Ditch the holiday party for cash bonuses, time off
Telecommuting increases work hours, blurs work-life boundary
Patients with severe back pain who quit smoking report less pain
Mental illness affects 1 in 5
Yoga effective for treating chronic neck pain
Exposure to light at night may cause depression
Want a healthy brain? Go for a run
Plain cigarette packs are working
The plague of opioid painkiller addiction
Do happier people have higher incomes?
Technology is hogging the covers
Many doctors not offering stress management options
How the internet can help you de-stress
New WorkCoverSA CEO announced
Poor job as bad for mental health as no job
Gender stereotypes may make us miss signs of depression
Harassment often leads to 'double victimisation'
How to increase physical activity in the workplace
Ten tips for improving workplace health
Antidepressant use doubles in last decade
Can overweight people be healthy?
How stress pays it forward
Long shifts linked with burnout, dissatisfaction
How do we choose 'Top Dog'?
Why people perform better after a compliment
Exercise is not just about weightloss
Unemployed people with positive feelings for former workplace have greater wellbeing
Office staff encouraged to work at home
The costs of a heart attack
Reactions to stressors predict future health
Gen X becoming more obese than Boomers
SA Firefighters automatically covered for cancer
Family background predicts risk of lower-back disability
Workers' comp changes risk "denial of justice" - Australian Lawyers Alliance Chair
WorkSafe deputy chairman resigns, raises corporate governance issues
What is the future of WorkCover SA?
Compensation payments slashed, yet financial woes and poor RTW results persist
WorkSafe accused of leading by bad example on workplace bullying
Study: Meditation should be included in health programs
Tackle depression as a productivity strategy
One-third of parents fear losing jobs, pay when caring for sick child
Exercise beats brain games for ageing minds
Bipolar disorder: the facts
New WorkSafe boss linked with privacy controversy
Link found between rejection and poor health outcomes
Most people with depression report discrimination
Creativity and mental illness can go hand-in-hand
Can neurofeedback train the brain to stress less?
Team support helped workers quit smoking
How stressful is business travel?
Safe Work Week 2012
Link between mental health and chronic disease discovered
Does the internet cause depression?
Staying up all night has serious health effects
Worldwide depression tally over 350 million
The future of work
Mental illness hampers job prospects more than physical illness
Video: Avoiding RSI from tablets and smartphones
Three-quarters of people with occupational asthma not diagnosed
ACC's Claims General Manager Appointed CE in Victoria
Phone therapy is as effective as face-to-face, cuts costs
Top leaders have less stress
Wellness programs worth the investment
Best practice for treating common low-back pain
Managers prefer hiring mature workers
Why is exercise good for mental health?
Work-family conflict increases risk of musculoskeletal pain
Doctor visits are private, employers warned
A quarter of workers under "extreme stress"
Wellbeing improves with move to better neighbourhood
Ten per cent of workers are depressed
How the daily commute affects relationships
Work Injured Resource Centre opens Friday
Comcare workers take average of year off for mental stress
Spring is the season for vitamin D deficiency
10 tips for a buzzing workplace
Beating bullying at work
The drawbacks of teleworking
Sleepless? Try these tips
Anxiety a risk factor for work absence
A third of public service witnessed recent bullying
Chronic pain costs US $635 billion
Attitude determines health
"Happiness" campaigns can make us sadder
Understanding resilience
The dangers of prescription opiates
Work stress raises heart-related death risk
50 types of cancer added to September 11 compensation list
Workplace wellness programs cut costs
Stress limits creativity and dulls competitive edge
What makes employees stick around?
Governments may step in if people don't take responsibility for health
Job insecurity impacts on mental, physical health
What happens when you unplug from email?
Ergonomics message being lost
Employment rates of older workers rising
E-cigarettes harmful to lungs
How to deal with a difficult boss
Listening to complainers is bad for your health
A steady job good for diabetics: study
Poorest RTW figures in four years for SA
Workers reluctant to claim compo for mental health issues
Nearly half of truckies suffer sleep apnoea
More employers recognise value of older workers
Choose team-building exercises carefully
Dramatic decline in ratio of workers to retired people
Even moderate leisure activities improve middle-aged heart health
Acute stress alters DNA, affects genes
Speech an indicator of depression
Low pay is biggest source of stress
Making happiness last
Working mothers are healthier
No link between cancer and shift work - study
Single-officer patrols increase risk and stress: report
Health care system should improve health literacy
Unhealthy eating, no exercise reduce workplace productivity
Low-back pain sufferers benefit from advice to stay active
Speak the truth for better health, wellbeing
Do 'morning people' get more done?
Too concerned about work politics? You may become a target
Reframing thinking to beat stress, ill health
Even modest weight loss has prolonged benefits
Rethinking back pain
Handling mental illness in the workplace
Paid sick leave linked with fewer injuries
Casual work is more dangerous: study
No more leave entitlements for workers' comp recipients
Don't "soldier on" if you're sick
Firefighters fight for cancer compo
Don't just watch the Olympics, get active!
Late night screens linked to depression
Work after 8 months pregnancy as bad as smoking
Rise in presenteeism and overtime linked with recession
Lives and money saved with focus on risks for stroke, dementia
National pain week
Last week for Return to Work Awards nominations
Health groups promote guide to workplace wellness programs
Cancer and injuries more likely after mental illness
Tertiary institutions need to target bullying
Parents' stress can cause children's depression
Police sleep deficit may be public safety issue
Online social network for doctors provides valuable second opinions
Workers' comp doctors cash in on drug dispensing
Singing improves quality of life for cancer survivors
Eating lunch at your desk? The bathroom may be cleaner
Standing for health in world-first study
Stress management may halt multiple sclerosis
The search for happiness
PIEF Conference attracts international keynote speaker
Video games may help reduce health costs
Pain management market to hit $77b by 2017
Sleep your way to success
The "busy" trap
Creating positive culture in a virtual workplace
Sleep deprivation mirrors physical stress
A third of FIFO workers dangerously obese
Workplace flu shots give excellent ROI
ACT lobbies to pilot disability scheme
Unemployment increases mortality risk
'Ambient' bullying increases turnover risk for all staff
More job control means less sick time
Recommended weekly exercise time drastically cut
Emotional response to injury linked to chronic pain
Firefighters now safe from compo changes
Physiotherapists as effective as physicians treating MSDs
Lawyers warn against compo changes
We're healthier but it's costing us more
Healthy eating a casualty of work stress
Happy workplaces save thousands of dollars
Science not clear on 9/11 cancer link
Question over call centre staff health
10 tips to help you get to sleep
Critics decry "sham" workers' comp reforms
Meditation reduces stress, improves concentration, multitasking
Obesity, depression causing daytime sleepiness
Socialising helps alleviate depression
Educational programmes alone not enough for workplace wellness
Exercise helps treat depression, despite recent headlines
Psychotherapy over the phone as effective as in-person
Workplace bullying legislation not being applied
Human Rights Commission calls for end to work age barriers
13-24 year-old patients with mental health disorders candidates for opioid addiction
Injections ineffective for knee arthritis
Flu cases double, experts suggest vaccine
Happiness boosts heart health
Eat dark chocolate like your life depends on it!
Virtual exercise partners can double motivation
Job insecurity may fuel mental health crisis
Painkillers exacerbate workers' compensation costs
Xstrata studies worker health
Hiding your true self at work? Expect less satisfaction, more job changes
Physician may overlook patient's mental health if family is present
Obesity, heart disease and death risk not always linked
WorkCover's liabilities "wildly exaggerated" to justify cuts
When you eat is as important as what you eat
Government launches bullying inquiry
The fallacy of multitasking
Should you get your back pain treated?
Back pain often persists despite improvement
Post-traumatic stress following ICU
9 steps for dealing with depression
Emotionally intelligent people have more trouble spotting liars
Victorian firefighters miss cancer compensation
Study: Safety inspections save money
Widespread bullying still a 'real problem'
Don't go to work sick!
Drink coffee for a longer life
Kids say parents are overworked
Meditation improves health
Controlling obesity will save over $500 billion
How someone 'ranks' their depression may impede them seeking help
Use of pedometers improves health
Long commutes hazardous to health?
Take an 'email vacation' for your health
Work is the biggest worry
Reduce memory loss with exercise for brain and body
New free kit helps workplaces go smokefree
Suicide alarm for paramedics
Victoria ditches OHS harmonisation
US spends $190 billion on obesity
Third of arthritis sufferers have anxiety, depression
The psychology of 'choking' under pressure
Chronic stress linked to cancer severity
Ambulance workers seek better health and RTW support
Attitude change can alleviate chronic pain
Prevalence of post-cancer fatigue 'overestimated'
New evidence for return to work importance
Stand up for your health
Reducing sickness absence allows significant savings
The importance of workplace health
6 steps for eliminating stress
The link between happiness, good management & productivity
Optimists have healthier hearts
Unhappy workers more likely to have back pain
Injured workers face compensation cuts
Is work killing us or making us healthier?
Depression increases risk of chronic physical illness
Dialysis patients' mental health affects survival
Psychiatric diagnoses may desentitise the public
"New thinking" needed in safety research
FIFO workers quitting hard life
Promising powder may slow osteoarthritis
Not all understand benefits of wellbeing initiatives
Financial services workers most unhealthy
Obligated employees can be worse off
Productivity about far more than industrial reform
Researchers find link between stress and disease
People less willing to prevent mental illness
WorkCover SA presents RTW supervisor training
Mindfulness meditation improves emotional state
Private sector explains the value of RTW
Not-sitting as important as exercise
Many truckies have sleep disorders, poor health
Knee surgery not always worthwhile
Augusta Zadow scholarships now open
National sleep deficit costs $5b
Employers should be recruiting "outside the box"
Chronic disease estimates only touch on full costs
Higher BMI linked to cognitive deterioration
Doctors warn bosses over certificate questioning
Dealing with stress can be learned
Third of workers deem their workplace "unhealthy"
One in three Gen Ys will develop diabetes
Memory impaired by momentary physical threats
Improved diet, exercise could prevent quarter of cancers
Majority of sick workers still come to work
Workplace bullying survey launched
Letting go of workplace grudges
Nominations open for 2012 Comcare Work Health and Safety Awards
Work burnout linked to emotional eating
Repeated stress impairs memory
Cuts to WorkCover flagged