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Sick of Being Sick?

14. Go green continued...

Stay home This isn't just for your friends' and coworkers' benefit. A new Danish study found that people who go to work when they're not well increase their odds of needing long-term sick leave down the road. "Those who'd worked when they felt ill at least six times in the previous year were 53 percent more likely to later need a two-week or longer sick leave," says lead investigator Claus D. Hansen.

 

Originally published on November 1, 2009

 

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