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nurses night shifts
2015-01-08 13:20:35

Women who regularly work night shifts are at greater risk of death resulting from lung cancer and cardiovascular disease (CVD), an international team of researchers report in the latest edition of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

night shift and weight gain
2014-11-20 07:59:10

New research from the University of Colorado has found that workers who switch to overnight work start to burn less energy, putting them at increased risk for weight gain.

shift work ages the brain
2014-11-05 05:50:43

Giving a new twist to the phrase “graveyard shift,” a new study from a team of European researchers has found that working odd hours can dramatically age the brain.

2014-10-09 12:29:37

Fieldglass Simplifies and Improves Upon the Procurement of Shift-Based Contingent Labor CHICAGO, Oct.

2014-08-18 23:06:26

The MyShiftster free mobile app lets shift workers quickly and easily keep track of their shifts, trade shifts, pick up extra work, arrange vacation time, and much more . .

2014-05-06 23:09:24

Resource Center Offers Disorder Facts, Symptoms and Treatment Options Arlington, VA (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) launched

2013-07-09 17:31:30

Shift work, which encourages sleep deprivation and patterns of activity outside the circadian rhythm, has been associated with a greater risk of ill health and loss of well-being in some (but not all) studies.

2013-07-02 11:03:15

Shift work has been suggested as a risk factor for breast cancer, but there has been some doubt about the strength of the findings, largely because of issues around the assessment of exposure and the failure to capture the diversity of shift work patterns.

Shift Work May Affect Sleep Patterns In Offshore Workers
2013-05-31 13:47:23

Working long and late shifts on an offshore oil rig can affect your circadian rhythm, creating sleep troubles, says a new study from the University of Bergen (UiB) in Norway.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.