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In Need of Vacation: Lack of Time Off Damaging Mental Health

Perhaps the Fourth of July holiday couldn’t be coming at a better time for the workforce. With remote work having taken center stage and conversations around it focusing on appropriate levels of engagement, how to work from home consistently and maintain work-life balance, it seems a day off is just what the doctor ordered.

A recent study from healthcare benefits provider Aetna International surveyed 1,000 employees from the U.K., U.S. Singapore and the UAE, asking questions about the state of mental and physical health in the workplace. The results may not surprise you.

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