TITLE

Shift work linked to heart attacks

PUB. DATE
January 1996
SOURCE
Occupational Hazards;Jan96, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
9601140112

 

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