On November 4th, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), the governing body that regulates United
Researchers have tested shift workers' reactions in a real car -- and the results are compelling.
One of the greatest risks affecting medical professionals is sleep deprivation. Take, for instance, a nurse whose drowsiness may have been the cause of a newborn baby being dropped on his head at a Pennsylvania hospital last week.
A team of researchers from the Institute of Medical Psychology at Ludwig-Maximilian-University in Munich, Germany, recently
The 15 million Americans who work the night shift won't hesitate to tell you about the toll their work lives take on their
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.
In an interview with dailyRx News, Marquié said people can minimize negative effects of shift work on their health in a variety
You can also try to fix your melatonin levels, Phillips says. Melatonin is a hormone produced by exposure to sunlight that
As best as possible, create a consistent schedule with seven to nine hours of high quality, uninterrupted sleep every night (or day in your situation).
Welcome to Thrive on Live with @CaroMT. About 15 percent of full-time workers in the U.S. work the overnight shift. We question whether sleeping during the day and working through the night affects sleep cycles and overall health.