Anxious Japanese Are Working Themselves to Death

With Japan's export-based economy showing signs of recovery, many of the data coming out of Tokyo lately are positive. Most economists expect Japan's gross domestic product, which plunged faster than that of Europe or the U.S. after the collapse of Lehman Brothers last fall, to return to growth during the current quarter, while the Nikkei 225 stock index has increased more than one-third since touching two-decade lows in March.

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