This is the latest installment in our ongoing series on the health risks of nursing.
Emily Roth sits in a café after a long weekend shift. The 27-year-old obstetrics nurse eats a sandwich and gushes about her 15-month-old daughter. Her smile puffs her cheeks up, lifting her brown rectangular-framed glasses away from her face.
Roth has been a nurse for three years and she loves her job, but she hasn’t always felt that way.
"I was going home pretty stressed out on a regular basis. I would go home and cry to my husband sometimes," she said.