Since Boston hosts this year's APSS SLEEP meeting this weekend, SHC has selected it as a spotlight location, offering ten recent stories linking sleep health with the Boston community. [...]
Sleep problems in the workplace can be deadly for our uniformed personnel. Active duty soldiers have high stress levels and shift work schedules that can endanger them on the [...]
There are many underlying causes of sleepiness, fatigue and drowsy driving...
...including sleep loss from restriction or too little sleep, interruption or fragmented sleep; chronic sleep debt; circadian factors associated with driving patterns or work schedules; undiagnosed or untreated sleep disorders; time spent on a task; the use of sedating medications; and the consumption of alcohol when already tired.
These factors have cumulative effects and a combination of any of these can greatly increase one’s risk for a fatigue-related crash. [...]
May 2016 is a month-long feature on drowsy driving around the world. [...]
Bad habits that take root during adolescence can set the stage for a lifetime of poor sleep and the chronic health problems that result. [...]
Who are shift workers? Anyone who works the night or overnight shift. Bus drivers. Police officers. Boat captains. Nurses. Chefs. 911 Dispatchers. Factory workers. Truck [...]
Fatigue (caused by whatever reason) can result in a specific phenomena called "microsleeps," in which your brain drops into nap-like periods that last from a few seconds up to 2 minutes. [...]
Two shows to find online or in the Netflix archives: SNOOZE OR LOSE (Today Show segment) and SLEEPLESS IN AMERICA (National Geographic) [...]
This case shines a bright spotlight on federal regulations currently aimed at reducing fatigue in commercial truck drivers. [...]