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Flight Attendant Health Study conducted by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Current and former flight attendants: please join our study!
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Flight attendants face significant amount of sexual harassment on the job
Sexual harassment appears to be a significant and underreported problem among both female and male flight attendants, ...
Changes in Heart Rate and Rhythm During a Crossover Study of Simulated Commercial Flight in Older and Vulnerable Participants/in Airplanes and Health, Cardiovascular Disease, Current Research, Current Studies, frontblog /by anthonywbrown
A paper titled, Changes in Heart Rate and Rhythm During a Crossover Study of Simulated Commercial Flight in Older and Vulnerable Participants, has just been published Frontiers of Physiology. The authors found that among passengers that are typical of elderly flyers (an increasingly common demographic of both flyers and flight crew – flight attendants and pilots) […]
Legacy health effects among never smokers exposed to occupational secondhand smoke/in Airplanes and Health, Current Research, Current Studies, frontblog, Secondhand Tobacco Smoke Exposure /by anthonywbrown
Secondhand tobacco smoke (SHTS) is a tremendous public health hazard, leading to morbidity and premature mortality worldwide, with racial and ethnic minorities and those of lower socioeconomic status disproportionately affected. Flight attendants were historically exposed to high levels of SHTS in the aircraft cabin. The health effects of active smoking are known to persist for […]
Measuring and identifying large-study metrics for circadian rhythm disruption in female flight attendants/in Circadian Rhythm Disruption, Current Research, Fatigue /by anthonywbrown
5/29/2003 Grajewski, Nguyen, Whelan, Cole, Hein Objectives: Flight attendants can experience circadian rhythm disruption due to travel through multiple time zones. The objectives of this study were to determine whether flight attendants are more likely than teachers (comparison group) to experience circadian disruption, as measured by melatonin production, and to identify metrics of circadian disruption […]
Lifetime occupational history and risk of endometriosis/in Current Research, Reproductive Health /by anthonywbrown
Marino, Holt, Chen, Davis 4/17/2007 publications Abstract Background: Endometriosis is the presence of functioning endometrial glands and stroma outside the uterine cavity, most often in the pelvic peritoneal cavity. Women with endometriosis commonly have dysmenorrhea, dyspareunia, pain, menorrhagia and/or metrorrhagia; disease complications can include adhesions, chronic pain, and infertility. This exploratory case-control study investigated the […]