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Health effects of shift work.

@article{LaDou1982HealthEO,
  title={Health effects of shift work.},
  author={J. LaDou},
  journal={The Western journal of medicine},
  year={1982},
  volume={137 6},
  pages={
          525-30
        }
}
  • J. LaDou
  • Published 1982
  • Medicine
  • The Western journal of medicine
  • More than 13.5 million American workers, close to 20 percent of the work force, are assigned to evening or night shifts. In some industries such as automobile, petrochemical and textile manufacturing the proportion of shift workers is greater than 50 percent. As the popularity of shift work and other "alternative work schedules" grows, concern is increasing over the disturbance created in the lives of workers and their families by these economically and socially useful innovations. Twenty… CONTINUE READING
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