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Ask Dr. Sandy: A Dark Side of the Night Shift

By Sandra Fryhofer, MDPosted September 18, 2013 4:55pm (EDT)
Ask Dr. Sandy: A Dark Side of the Night Shift

If you’re a woman, and work the night shift, listen up!

A new study found women who worked the night shift for 30 years or more had twice the risk of getting breast cancer.

Why this link?
Researchers have some theories. Watch this week's Ask Dr. Sandy below for the details.

And make sure you get regular breast cancer screening. Don’t miss your mammogram!

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