WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES

UNTIL 8 PM

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES remain for all of West Michigan until 8 PM.  The expiration time is 4 PM in Berrien, Cass, St. Joe, and Branch counties.  1" to 3" of snow followed by freezing rain has left some roads slippery.  Areas of light snow and freezing drizzle won't do our roads any favors through sunset.  Please be careful traveling during your evening commute and beyond!

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Study links breast cancer to working at night

Updated: Saturday, August 3, 2013 |
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(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A new report is linking breast cancer and working at night.

New research finds women who work nights for 30 years or more have double the risk of getting breast cancer.

Previous studies done on nurses had similar results but this study out of Canada finds the risk applies to all night shift work and not just nursing.

Researchers think disruptions to the sleep hormone melatonin could be linked to the increased cancer risk.


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