Springing forward during daylight saving time can wreak more havoc on the body than the typical one hour reduction in sleep. According to a recent study, social jet lag—the measured difference in sleep patterns between days people work and days people have off—worsens, the result of which can lead to obesity and an increased risk of diabetes, chronic inflammation, and metabolic syndrome over time. In fact, additional studies have indicated social jet lag can increase the risks of serious diseases like heart disease and can even contribute to serious injury on the job. To read the full story, click here.

For information on other health-related crises, visit the Health section of your portal or contact your Client Services representative.

Springing forward during daylight saving time can wreak more havoc on the body than the typical one hour reduction in sleep. According to a recent study, social jet lag—the measured difference in sleep patterns between days people work and days people have off—worsens, the result of which can lead to obesity and an increased risk of diabetes, chronic inflammation, and metabolic syndrome over time. In fact, additional studies have indicated social jet lag can increase the risks of serious diseases like heart disease and can even contribute to serious injury on the job. To read the full story, click here. For information on other health-related crises, visit the Health section of your portal or contact your Client Services representative.

Marlia Fontaine-Weisse is the Content Manager for Preparis.