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    Long Work Hours Harm Women’s Health, Not Men’s

    Go home, already. A new Ohio State University study of more than 12,000 people showed that the risks of diabetes, cancer and heart disease start to rise when women top 40 hours of work per week — and they triple for those who work more than 60. But hard-working men do not encounter the same health risks. The study authors speculate that this is because women face higher stress levels than men after they leave the office, as they bear a disproportionate burden from housework and child care.

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