May 11

Nurses in trouble – who cares?

By Dr Pushpa Chandra

As we near the end of Nurses Week 2017 in Canada we discover that working conditions are far from ideal within the profession. Widespread fatigue, poor health and fear of making mistakes prompt the question: who is taking care of the caregivers? Nurse fatigue: who is taking care of the caregivers? Click to Tweet The […]

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Aug 09

How to stay awake on night shift

By Dr Pushpa Chandra

Are you falling asleep during a work shift and suffering from insomnia during the day? Staying awake at night and trying to sleep during the day goes against evolution, adversely affecting all biological functions as they continually try to adjust. We have naturally evolved to rest, heal and restore our bodies while we sleep at […]

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workplace safety
Jun 10

Workplace safety on night shifts

By Dr Pushpa Chandra

Millions of Americans work night shifts permanently or routinely rotate in and out of working the night shift. Unfortunately, staying up at night affects the body’s natural circadian rhythm, which not only affects the health of workers, but also has the potential to affect workplace safety as well. According to Medical News Today, disrupting the […]

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