Always clearing your throat? You could be doing more harm than good, experts warn

Always clearing your throat You could be doing more harm than good, warn experts Throat clearing may harm the throat and vocal chordsIt is a vicious cycle – the more someone clears their throat, the more they feel they need to clear it By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 18:58 GMT, 1 March 2013 | UPDATED: 19:11 GMT, 1 March 2013 Colleagues who habitually clear their throats have long been the bane of many office workers’ lives.

Now even doctors don"t trust their own hospitals: Study finds nearly 40% of health service workers would not recommend own workplace to friends…

Now even doctors don't trust their own hospitals: Study finds nearly 40% of health service workers would NOT recommend own workplace to friends or family Department of Health surveyed 101,000 doctors, nurses and paramedicsOne quarter said they had been harassed or bullied in the past 12 months 38 per cent suffered work-related stress and 15 per cent bullied by patients By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 02:03 GMT, 1 March 2013 | UPDATED: 10:49 GMT, 1 March 2013 One third of staff said they had witnessed medical blunders and one quarter have been bullied A third of health service workers would not recommend their own hospital to friends or family, a poll has found.

Two in five office workers are dangerously stressed because of overtime and incompetent colleagues

Incompetent colleagues, overtime and a huge workload are making us 'dangerously stressed'40 per cent of office workers are so stressed their health is affected, experts warn Incompetent colleagues and overtime are key factorsStaff burnout is common in 30 per cent of companies By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 12:50 GMT, 26 February 2013 | UPDATED: 13:17 GMT, 26 February 2013 Due to incompetent colleagues, unpaid overtime and unachievable expectations, 40 per cent of office staff are so stressed that their health is being affected Forty per cent of office workers are under ‘dangerously high’ levels of stress, according to new research.

One in 10 Britons now eats three meals a day at work – and gains a STONE in weight as a result

One in 10 Britons now eats three meals a day at work – and gains a STONE in weight as a resultHalf of us eat both breakfast and lunch at our desksAnd tuck into our first snack by 10am20% of regularly raid the vending machine at work By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 18:24 GMT, 25 February 2013 | UPDATED: 03:02 GMT, 26 February 2013 Millions of workers are putting in such long hours they are eating breakfast, lunch and dinner at their desk, a survey has found.

Office snacking causes women to pile on over 6lbs – or a WHOLE dress size – a year (and men aren"t much better)

Office snacking causes women to pile on over 6lbs – or a WHOLE dress size – a year (and men aren't much better) 13% of women of women scoff four snacks a day33% admit lying about the snacks they eat 48% say they're not satisfied after lunch By Emily Payne and Inderdeep Bains PUBLISHED: 12:13 GMT, 19 February 2013 | UPDATED: 01:53 GMT, 20 February 2013 If you’re thinking about reaching for another biscuit to get you through the working day, think again.

The cheat"s guide to exercise: Taking the stairs one at a time burns MORE calories than leaping up them

The cheat's guide to exercise: Taking the stairs one at a time burns MORE calories than leaping up them | UPDATED: 17:10 GMT, 13 December 2012 The next time someone bounds past you up the stairs, there's no need to feel guilty.

Chair that sounds an alarm to stop office workers risking their health by sitting all day

A good excuse for a tea break! The chair that sounds an alarm to stop office workers risking their health by sitting all day The sitting pad measures the time a worker spends at their desk using a pressure sensorIt uses a microcontroller to create a time stamp when they stand upCan be set up to sound an alarm if a person has been sitting for too long | UPDATED: 16:24 GMT, 5 December 2012 Chained to the desk Researchers have developed a seat they hope will encourage workers to walk around Office workers who are moulded to their chairs all day could be persuaded to stretch their legs more often thanks to an 'alarming' invention.

British workers "are the most depressed in Europe" as one in four is diagnosed with the illness

British workers 'are the most depressed in Europe' as one in four is diagnosed with the illness European survey found 26% of British workers diagnosed with depressionBritons and Germans took the most time off as a result – 41 days on average | UPDATED: 15:29 GMT, 1 October 2012 British workers are the most likely to be diagnosed with depression in Europe, a survey has found.

British workers are most depressed in Europe

British workers 'are the most depressed in Europe' European survey found 26% of British workers diagnosed with depressionBritons and Germans took the most time off as a result – 41 days on average | UPDATED: 12:01 GMT, 1 October 2012 British workers are the most likely to be diagnosed with depression in Europe, a survey has found.