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Working The Night Shift Can Impact Health At The Genetic Level, Study Finds

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This photo taken on September 14, 2016 shows a night-shift worker hauling equipment at the Huajian shoe factory. (Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images)
This photo taken on September 14, 2016 shows a night-shift worker hauling equipment at the Huajian shoe factory. (Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images)
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A new study from McGill University finds that night-shift schedules can change the genes that control our body clocks. That, in turn, can lead to other negative impacts on health.

Megha Satyanarayana (@meghas), engagement editor at STAT, shares more with Here & Now's Robin Young.

This segment aired on May 9, 2018.

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