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How To Survive The Night Shift

Posted 10.17.2014 | Healthy Living

By Amir Khan for U.S. News Working nights is tough. Sleeping when the sun is out and working when it's dark can take a real toll on your sleep sche...

Ask JJ: Can a Low-Carb Diet or Night Shift Stall Fat Loss?

JJ Virgin, CNS, CHFS | Posted 12.16.2014 | Healthy Living
JJ Virgin, CNS, CHFS

As best as possible, create a consistent schedule with seven to nine hours of high quality, uninterrupted sleep every night (or day in your situation).

The Impossibility Of The Night Shift

Posted 08.26.2014 | Healthy Living

By Avital Andrews Maintaining a regular circadian rhythm is crucial for human health. But almost 15 percent of full-time salaried workers in the Un...

How This Southern Rock Band Makes Time For Sleep

Dr. Christopher Winter | Posted 10.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Christopher Winter

Touring is a difficult job, and Sons of Bill are doing their best to find ways to balance their love of music and need for sleep.

Work The Night Shift? How To Maintain A Healthy Weight

Posted 12.28.2012 | Healthy Living

By Dr. Mike Roussell for Q: I work a rotating shift so it is hard to have a regular eating and sleeping routine. What can I do to jumpsta...

More Evidence Ties Shift Work And Sleep Deprivation With Health Problems

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 04.13.2012 | Healthy Living

More bad news for shift workers. A new study is providing even more evidence that poor sleep increases the risk for a number of health problems. R...

Air Traffic Controllers Still Asleep On The Job

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 05.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Shift workers of all types face challenges to getting enough sleep while managing long hours, overnight shifts, and changing schedules that fluctuate between day and night.

5 Everyday Things Keeping You From Good Sleep

The Huffington Post | Amanda Chan | Posted 01.02.2012 | Healthy Living

How did you feel when you woke up this morning? If your answer is anything other than "refreshed," maybe you should take a closer look at your slee...