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LONDON - Unfair and unreasonable bosses can increase their employees' blood pressure and raise the risk of a heart attack or stroke, British doctors say.

A study by researchers at Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College in England found that blood pressure of health-care assistants was higher when they were supervised by someone they considered unreasonable.

"An unfavorably perceived supervisor is a potent workplace stressor," Dr. Nadia Wager said in a report published today.


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