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“Karoshi” or death by overworking: A lethal epidemic of stark proportions
 

“Karoshi” or death by overworking: A lethal epidemic of stark proportions

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A new poll by the Japanese government endorsed poll shows that one in five workers faces significantly higher risk of death as a result of overworking. But does this problem extend beyond Japan?
 
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15 Nov 2016 - General
 
Karoshi is a sad thing, death by overworking. As young individuals, we were always asked by our parents what we wanted to be when we grew up and we said things like, ballerina, soldier, doctor, princess..." Back then, work seemed like a dream you get to and it would make you truly fulfilled and complete. When you hear about Karoshi and what work can do to doctors (and other healthcare professionals), it's quite sad. huh, that things have come to this? I hope that the ridiculous work hou...
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