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In terms of health, having any job is not necessarily better than not having a job
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Tim
2017-08-10 18:30:55 UTC
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To quote:"The allostatic load index reflects the physiological
consequences of exposure to chronic stress and has previously been used
to measure health-related effects of work stress. This index was
originally based on data from ten physiological or physical measurements
across the cardiovascular, metabolic and immune systems. Investigators
used twelve biomarkers measured (including insulin growth factor,
creatinine clearance rate and measures of cholesterol, triglycerides,
pulse, blood pressure, and waist-to-height ratio) to construct the index.

An overall job quality variable was created by cross classifying job
transition on five job quality variables- low pay, job insecurity,
control, satisfaction and anxiety.

Looking at the biomarkers, there was a clear pattern of the highest
levels for adults who transitioned into poor quality work. Adults who
transitioned into good quality jobs had the lowest levels of biomarkers.
Respondents who remained unemployed tended to have the worst physical
and mental scores.

Compared to adults who remained unemployed, formerly unemployed adults
who transitioned into poor quality jobs had higher levels of overall
allostatic load. Looking at the physical and mental health scores as the
outcomes, transitioning into any type of job was not associated with an
improvement in physical health. Good quality work was associated with an
improvement in mental health scores compared to remaining unemployed,
but there were no differences in mental health scores between those who
transitioned into poor quality work and those who remained unemployed.

In summary, researchers found evidence that, compared to adults who
remained unemployed, formerly unemployed adults who transitioned into
poor quality jobs had elevated risks for a range of health problems."



https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-08/oupu-ito081017.php#
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saracene
2017-08-10 18:49:00 UTC
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Post by Tim
To quote:"The allostatic load index reflects the physiological
consequences of exposure to chronic stress and has previously been used
to measure health-related effects of work stress. This index was
originally based on data from ten physiological or physical measurements
across the cardiovascular, metabolic and immune systems. Investigators
used twelve biomarkers measured (including insulin growth factor,
creatinine clearance rate and measures of cholesterol, triglycerides,
pulse, blood pressure, and waist-to-height ratio) to construct the index.
Be a jerk
and go to work.

http://www.zapkolik.com/video/frank-zappa-brown-shoes-dont-make-it-564202
Byker
2017-08-10 20:25:28 UTC
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Be a jerk
and go to work.
http://www.zapkolik.com/video/frank-zappa-brown-shoes-dont-make-it-564202
"Be a loyal plastic robot in a world that doesn't care."

http://tinyurl.com/y9f8s8vs

https://twitter.com/aaron_clarey/status/735156597303836672

http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2012/11/work_is_for_suckers.html

http://newscult.com/big-risk-big-reward-why-working-a-9-5-is-for-suckers/

https://skepticalmethodologist.wordpress.com/2008/12/21/hard-work-is-for-suckers/

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/should-white-males-work-fortune-500-companies-aaron-clarey
abelard
2017-08-11 13:23:41 UTC
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Post by saracene
Be a jerk
and go to work.
http://www.zapkolik.com/video/frank-zappa-brown-shoes-dont-make-it-564202
"Be a loyal plastic robot in a world that doesn't care."
the planet should be made to care
Post by Byker
http://tinyurl.com/y9f8s8vs
https://twitter.com/aaron_clarey/status/735156597303836672
http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2012/11/work_is_for_suckers.html
http://newscult.com/big-risk-big-reward-why-working-a-9-5-is-for-suckers/
https://skepticalmethodologist.wordpress.com/2008/12/21/hard-work-is-for-suckers/
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/should-white-males-work-fortune-500-companies-aaron-clarey
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