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Night Shift

God Bless the Night Shift

Edwin Leap, MD | Posted 12.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Edwin Leap, MD

And especially for all those who risk their lives at night to keep us safe, warm and comfortable, we should all say a special thanks and prayer for safety. Because being up all night is interesting, and sometimes profitable. But it's almost never preferable. And I speak from experience.

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...

Why Scott Wolf is 'All in' As a Father and Family Man

Caroline Presno | Posted 10.26.2014 | Entertainment
Caroline Presno

When it comes to his wife, Kelley, and his three children, actor Scott Wolf is "all in." He enjoys sharing equally in the day-to-day duties, including diaper changing and making lunches. Wolf always new that he wanted to find a soulmate and partner to create a family with...

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 ...

It Is So Obvious That You Work the Hospital Night-Shift

Brian Secemsky, M.D. | Posted 09.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Brian Secemsky, M.D.

When we secretly identified your friendship with phrases such as "small doses" and "could go either way," we certainly did not imply a willingness to rid you from our circle of friends, only to see you figuratively and literally slip into the night.

How To Overcome The Negative Effects Of Shift Work

Tracey Marks, M.D. | Posted 04.25.2014 | 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...