Occupational And Environmental Medicine

Night shift work is tied to breast cancer

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A new study identifies a link between night shift work and risk of breast cancer, according to Canadian researchers. In an investigation of 1,100 women with breast cancer and more than 1,100 without it, Queen's Cancer Research Institute researchers found that those who had worked for more than 30 years on a night shift had a higher rate of breast cancer.

Emphasize flu vaccine's effectiveness to boost employee vaccination rates, study suggests

Emphasize flu vaccine's effectiveness to boost employee vaccination rates, study suggests

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The perceived effectiveness of a flu vaccination is a much bigger factor in convincing a healthcare worker's decision to get a flu shot than trying to impress concerns for residents, new research suggests.