Does your job pose hazards to your sleep?

Does your job pose hazards to your sleep?

For many of us, our work gives shape to our daily lives. Most of us must work to support ourselves, our households, and our families. It’s not uncommon to spend more waking time on the job or otherwise engaged with work than any other aspect of our lives. Given the...

Working overtime may increase risk of obesity

Do you put extra hours in at work? Do you pick up extra shifts to generate overtime pay? Does the ever-growing pile of work on your desk cause you to stay late or come in early in an attempt to stay on top of things? Do you cut yourself short on sleep because of the...

Working a lot, not sleeping enough

When you’re busy with work, and responsibilities at home, does your sleep suffer? Do you get to bed later than you’d planned, or wake in the early morning already thinking about all you need to tackle during the day? If so, you have a lot of company.  According to a...

Police don’t get enough sleep

This news concerns me both as a health issue and an issue of public safety: a survey of nearly 5,000 police officers in the United States and Canada revealed that these law enforcement professionals are frequently suffering from sleep problems—and this lack of sleep...
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