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Night Shift

How To Overcome The Negative Effects Of Shift Work

Tracey Marks, M.D. | Posted 02.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Tracey Marks, M.D.

In addition to long-term effects, shifting your sleep has an immediate impact on how you feel and function. If you are unable to change your work time, you can still minimize the short-term negative effects of shifting your sleep schedule with behavioral interventions such as light therapy, keeping a consistent shift, moderate caffeine consumption and scheduled naps.

Shift Work and High PSA

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

The relationship of circadian dysfunction to cancer risk is a critically important area of research. With millions of Americans working shifts -- and a wider array of jobs requiring non-traditional schedules -- this is an issue that needs rigorous study and attention.

Vampire Works 7-Eleven Night Shift

Mark C. Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Mark C. Miller

Enter at your own risk. Schenectady, New York -- In what occult experts are calling the first known instance of a vampire employed in an actual hum...

Cops May Have Poorer Health Due To Night Shifts

Los Angeles Times | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

A new study finds that their schedule may cause cops to develop such conditions such as stroke, cardiovascular disease, and type 2 diabetes....

Does NYPD Detectives' Intense Schedule Encourage Drinking?

Gothamist | [10] | | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

After a recent drunken driving fatality involving an off-duty NYPD detective, the city detectives union is considering changing the schedule that some...