10 Ways Your Job Can Hurt Your Heart
Your job, your heart
By Amanda Gardner
Although most people don't think of heart disease as an occupational hazard, certain characteristics of your job may be upping your risk for heart attacks and other problems.
Some work-related factorssuch as sitting long hours at a desk, stress, irregular work hours, and exposure to certain chemicals or pollutioncould also harm your heart.
Here are some jobs and job characteristics that could be upping your riskand what to do about it.
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