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Long shifts may raise some nurses’ odds for obesity
USA Today

Nurses who work long hours and have less physically demanding jobs are much more likely to be obese than other nurses, according to a new study. Researchers from the University of Maryland School of Nursing surveyed about 2,100 female nurses and found that about 55 percent of them were obese. They determined that nursing schedules affect nurses’ health and also the quality of patient care.

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