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There has been a lot of interest in recent years in the health risks of prolonged sitting. But a study by IWH and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences suggests you might spare a thought for people in jobs that mostly involve standing (e.g. cooks, tellers, cashiers).
Workplaces have many questions about what the legalization of recreational marijuana may mean for safety on the job. In a Q&A, two co-authors of a pending systematic review outline what we know—and don't—based on the research to date.