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www.webmd.com/sleep-disorders/features/shift-work

In the U.S., about 8.6 million people perform shift work, whether they have a night job or rotate shifts during the week. For many, it's a rite of passage in their careers; for others, it's a ...

www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2015/oct/28/night-shift-three-million...

A hard day's night: the hidden health risks of working the night shift More than 3 million people in the UK work night shifts but research points to negative health risks from obesity and diabetes ...

health.usnews.com/.../articles/2014/02/11/healthy-tips-for-night-shift-workers

Healthy Tips for Night Shift Workers Here's how to sleep well during the day and stay alert at night. By Laura McMullen, Staff Writer ... check in with your health care provider. You and your ...

www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/workschedules

Work schedules which include shift work and/or long hours are associated with health and safety risks. This page provides links to NIOSH publications and additional resources that address demanding work schedules including evening shift, night shift, rotating shifts, irregular schedules, and long work hours.

www.sleepfoundation.org/shift-work-disorder/what-shift-work-disorder/living...

Physical Health. Shift work has been linked to certain chronic diseases and illnesses. Long-term night shift work is associated with an increased risk of certain cancers, as well as metabolic problems, heart disease, ulcers, gastrointestinal problems and obesity.

www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/288310.php

Many studies suggest that the irregular hours of shift work can have a negative impact on workers’ health. We have a look at why this could be and what can be done about it.

www.huffpost.com/entry/rotating-shift-work-health_n_6417644

The 15 million Americans who work the night shift won't hesitate to tell you about the toll their work lives take on their sleep schedules. However, quality shut-eye isn't the only thing at risk when it comes to a shift worker's health -- especially among women working rotating night shifts, according to a new study.

shiftworkershealth.com/night-shifts-mens-health-risk

While it is well-known that night shift working comes with its problems, for men there are some health risks that they may not have considered, but that affect them more than they may know—even to the extent of risking their lives every working day. Financial pressures, pride and even a macho attitude may drive men to focus on their work and ‘get the job done’ at the expense of their ...

www.genesishealth.com/.../neuroscience/sleep/patient-resources/shift_workers

Tips For Night Shift Workers. To minimize the side effects of working irregular hours, major adjustments must be made in every day living which require the understanding and support of your family and friends. The home must provide a quiet environment, allowing the worker to have as much uninterrupted sleep as possible.

www.bbc.com/news/magazine-33638905

Night shift workers are about one-and-a-half times more likely to get heart disease than those who work in the day ... In 2007 the World Health Organisation said night shifts were a probable cause ...