WHO: Working long hours is a 'serious health hazard'

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Since the year 2000, deaths from stroke and heart disease due to long working hours have increased by nearly 30%. Image: Unsplash/Alex Kotliarskyi

Emma Farge
Correspondent, Reuters Geneva
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a diagram explaining that over 745,000 people die from cardiovascular diseases caused by long working hours
Long working hours can lead to fatal problems such as stroke and heart disease. Image: World Health Organisation
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Long working hours can be extremely damaging for people's health. Image: REUTERS/Eddie Keogh
a chart diagram showing the demographics that cardiovascular diseases caused by long working hours are particularly high among
These are the people most at risk from long working hours. Image: World Health Organisation
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