According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 15 million people work evening shift, night shift, rotating shifts or other schedules outside the traditional 9 AM to 5 PM work day. These non-traditional hours are called shift work.
Shift workers include nurses, doctors, firefighters, police officers, flight attendants, pilots, waitresses, and truck drivers.
Shift work had been linked to various health conditions.
Health effects of shift work
Cardiovascular disease: Shift work increases cardiovascular disease 40 percent, on average. The longer you perform shift work, the greater your risk.
Diabetes: According to a 2014 meta-analysis published in Occupational & Environmental Medicine, shift work is associated with increased diabetes ris