Finally, take a look at how many hours you spend working. Workers who clock in an average of forty hours or more per week are more likely to die from diseases that contribute to poor health, such as heart disease, cancer, and respiratory problems. By making adjustments to your work habits, such as by taking a break and getting up later, you can greatly improve your overall health. Take a look at the above summary mortality tables to see how many extra years you could be adding to your life expectancy by making these simple changes. You just may find that life will actually be a lot more fun!