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Email Vacations Decrease Stress, Increase Concentration, Researchers Say

May 3, 2012

Gloria Mark and Stephen Voida Being cut off from work email significantly reduces stress and allows employees to focus far better, according to a new study by University of California, Irvine and U.S. Army researchers. Full Story

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