Shift Work Might Lead to Type 2 Diabetes, Obesity

While shift workers are needed to help our 24-7 world go 'round, an editorial written by Dr. Virginia Barbour, chief editor of the journal PLoS Medicine, warned that such work schedules can put a person at increased risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes. She even argued that unhealthy eating habits on the job should be considered an occupational health hazard. "We have a long-standing interest in publishing on the diseases and risk factors that cause the highest burden of disease," Barbour told...Full Story
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