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A little treat to lift your spirits on a Monday:  The always fabulous Dolly Parton singin’ about workplace blues

As the title of this blog implies, work can have negative implications for our health.  A recent CNN online article discusses a more literal implication for workplace stress:  since early 2008, 24 French Telecom employees have committed suicide and 13 have attempted suicide.  In the most recent case, the victim cited the ‘atmosphere’ at work as leading to his decision.  While in Japan, the term ‘karoshi’ has been evolved to indicate ‘death from overwork.’

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