On March 17, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe signed into law House Bill 1515 sponsored by Delegate David Bulova to require that hospitals and others providing maternity care give new parents information on safe sleep environments for newborns.
The Associated Press discusses the issue of sleep and fatigue among healthcare workers in New York, particularly nurses and other workers who care for the vulnerable at night.
A National Post report examines Canyon Ranch in Arizona, a luxury health spa that helps individuals with insomnia and offers specialized programs run by a team of experts.
Mathilda, the youngest known person to be diagnosed with narcolepsy, may have developed the condition following a swine flu vaccination, according to National Headlines.
President Obama announced that he is prepared to sign a good bipartisan legislation to fix the doctor payment problem of Medicare, as indicated on a St. Louis Post-Dispatch report.
Research suggests that light looms as large in our well-being as sleep. Rosie Blau consults experts in California and Japan for Intelligent Life magazine.
Recent research has highlighted the link between sleep, work, and poverty, according to a Fast Company news report.
The global smart wearable healthcare devices and services market will grow at a compound annual growth rate of 30.42% over the period 2015-2019, predicts Research and Markets in a new report.
Start Your Morning Right With an Alarm Clock That Makes You Coffee
Expected to be available to the public later this year, The Barisieur wakes the user with the smell of coffee and the rattle of stainless steel ball bearings as the water boils, reports Mental Floss.
Kenny Capell’s obstruction of justice case at the scale house, in his own words
Owner-operator Kenny Capell is bringing awareness to the issue of truckers being awoken by law enforcement while sleeping in the sleeper berth, reports Overdrive.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)'s Center for Devices and Radiological Health has released draft guidance on General Wellness: Policy for Low Risk Devices. These general wellness products include consumer sleep trackers.
teensleepbetter
Teenagers don't get enough sleep, and the consequences can be harmful, says Nyack Hospital sleep medicine specialist Anita Bhola, MD.
Fisher Wallace Laboratories Stimulator, a neurostimulation device cleared by the FDA for the treatment of depression, anxiety, insomnia, and chronic pain, has been approved by New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation.
sicklecell
A new study in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine revealed that 44% of adults with sickle cell disease who report trouble sleeping actually have a clinical diagnosis of sleep-disordered breathing, including sleep apnea.
dental sleep medicine
From the receptionist and billing coordinator to the hygienist and dental assistant, every employee should play an integral role in the screening and managing for potential patients who might not know they suffer from obstructive sleep apnea.
Most of the time, we do better on tasks when we're most awake. But some problems require a mind that's just a bit tired—or otherwise impaired, reports The Atlantic.
A new experimental play called Lullaby explores insomnia and how sleep affects the creative mind, as reported by the Daily Egyptian.
SleepandAffect
A person’s loss of sleep can be connected to their likelihood of reacting emotionally to a stressful situation. That is one of the recent findings included in a new book, Sleep and Affect: Assessment, Theory and Clinical Implications, co-edited by a University of Arkansas (U of A) psychology professor and his former doctoral student.
A news report from The Journal tells the story of Webster University student Charissa Martin who changed her diet to fight the sleep disorder narcolepsy.
A Dental Economics news report offers marketing tips for sleep medicine professionals practicing dental sleep medicine.