More than 40 percent of adults polled say their job negatively affects their stress levels according to a new study conducted by NPR, Harvard and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Only half of the study's 1,600 participants say their workplaces offer wellness and health-improvement programs and among workers who work more than 50 hours a week, more than half do some work while on vacation. In this hour, we discuss the poll's findings and what can be done to reduce workplace stress. Tell us: How have you made your job work for your health?
Harvard Workplace and Health Poll (Mentioned on Air)
Robert Blendon, professor of health policy and political analysis, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health & the Harvard Kennedy School; directed the Workplace and Health poll
Christine Carter, senior fellow, UC Berkeley's Greater Good Science Center; author, "The Sweet Spot: How to Find Your Groove at Home and Work"
Marjorie Paloma, director, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Jeffrey Pfeffer, professor of organizational behavior, graduate school of business, Stanford University; author, "Leadership BS: Fixing Workplaces and Careers One Truth at a Time"