Shift work linked to heart attacks

January 1996
Occupational Hazards;Jan96, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p27
Reports on a study initiated by the Harvard Medical School showing that women nurses who worked on shifts for more than six years are 70 percent more likely to suffer heart attacks than women who worked on regular shifts. Study writer Ichiro Kawachi's findings on the negative physiological effects of shift work.


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