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Sleep News Weekly || February 16, 2018: Fired for sleep apnea? Chinese shoppers awoken in IKEA, dodgeball for narcolepsy, more

February 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

Workers claim they were fired for sleep apnea, IKEA shoppers in China are awoken from naps on display furniture by local comedians, new lung pacemaker treats first-ever sleep apnea patient, 700 people in Kentucky split $500k Provigil settlement, Japan examines the relationship between insomnia and suicide; narcolepsy mom plays dodgeball to raise awareness; and more about how America (and the world) sleeps. [...]

SHC announces its first literary quarterly devoted to sleep health and disorders

February 1, 2018 // 0 Comments

Introducing Vitamin ZZZ, Winter 2018 edition, theme “CLINICAL.” From narcolepsy to sleep studies, restless legs to sleepwalking, insomnia to jet lag, this collection of poems and personal prose captures just how insidious sleep problems can be. Includes poetry and short prose from patients, sleep partners and loved ones, and healthcare professionals discussing a wide range of “clinical” topics and experiences, from sleep studies and hypnotic medications to witnessing sleepwalking and treating sleep apnea. [...]

Sleep News Weekly || Jan 26, 2018 Special Edition: Sleep Across the Lifespan

January 26, 2018 // 0 Comments

The way we sleep across the continuum of our lives changes depending on age and situation. This special installment focuses on the human lifespan, curating recent news links that reflect the concerns of these key milestones in our sleeping lives: Aging, Menopause, Sandwich Generation, Parenthood, Pregnancy, Fertility, Young Adulthood, Adolescence, Childhood, and the sleep lives of the newly born. [...]