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Unemployment Health

This Chart Makes Perfectly Clear The Potential Health Risks Of Unemployment

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 06.18.2014 | Healthy Living

First, we learned that people who are unemployed are more likely to experience depression than people employed full-time. And now, Gallup-Healthways r...

Here's A Horrifying Picture Of What Unemployment Can Do To You

Posted 01.27.2014 | Business

It's been more than three decades since such a large percentage of Americans were out of work and not even looking, according to government numbers. ...

Unemployment Is Bad for Your Health

Robert Leahy, Ph.D. | Posted 04.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert Leahy, Ph.D.

Unemployment is not simply a minor inconvenience or a passing phase. Recognizing unemployment as a health factor -- both for mental and physical health -- and providing the services to help people cope can have long-lasting preventative effects.

What Your Employment Status Has To Do With Your Heart Health

AP | Lindsey Tanner | Posted 01.19.2013 | Healthy Living

CHICAGO -- Unemployment hurts more than your wallet - it may damage your heart. That's according to a study linking joblessness with heart attacks in ...

Unemployment's Human Costs

Robert Leahy, Ph.D. | Posted 10.01.2011 | Business
Robert Leahy, Ph.D.

Unemployment is not simply a statistical figure, a number, a political point to make. It is about human beings, their families and their future. And the facts are not comforting.

Laura Bassett

Study: Longterm Unemployment Has Disastrous Effects On Health And Longevity

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON -- With 17 percent of the American workforce either unemployed or underemployed, experts predict that the scarring consequences of the rece...