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Ask Jim: Is It Better to Work Only Night Shifts, or Bounce Back and Forth?

Oct 20, 2016 | 58 videos
Video by The Atlantic

Shift work is a health risk and it should be taken seriously. It’s been associated with cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancers, and early cognitive decline. In this “Ask Jim” episode of If Our Bodies Could Talk, senior editor James Hamblin attempts to help a police officer approach shift work with at least some peace of mind.

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Authors: Nicolas Pollock, James Hamblin

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Off-beat perspectives on health topics from Dr. James Hamblin.