With sleep drunkenness in the news, ABC 7 reports on how getting too much sleep can contribute to the problem.
A study from the National Sleep Foundation found an estimated 45% of adolescents in the US don’t get enough sleep and many suffer insomnia, reports the McPherson Sentinel.
As sleep pods become more popular in workplaces and schools across the world, more universities are adding nap rooms to their campuses, Time reports.
Three hospitals and one health system were selected from hundreds of hospitals nationwide to receive the 2014 Revenue Cycle Solutions Awards. Given by The Advisory Board Company, the awards recognize institutions’ leadership in initiatives to improve financial sustainability and achieve significant financial performance improvements.
The market for quantified-self technologies–apps that enable people to track and quantify aspects of their daily lives–is currently in the embryonic stage. However, explosive growth is expected in coming years as many companies successfully complete crowd sourcing activities for funding, an indication of the high interest the domain has generated.
Wayne Giles, MD, director of the CDC’s Division of Population Health, is advancing government recognition of the importance of sufficient sleep and support for sleep as a pillar of public health.
Lack of sleep is expensive. According to Eric Cohen, co-founder and president of National Sleep Therapy (NST), the annual cost to employers in lost productivity, accidents, and medical expenses is estimated at $60 billion.
Clinicians at National Sleep Therapy (NST) are providing every new patient with a training session that employs an iPad, under the guidance of a respiratory therapist (RT).
More than half (57%) of Americans are snoozers, according to a study by French tech firm Withings, with results showing we spend a total of 3.5 months of our lives hitting the snooze button.
The effectiveness of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) treatment may hinge significantly upon sleep quality, report researchers in a paper published in the Journal of Neuroscience.