Sleepless in the City

Real Age has just published its ranking of the best and worst cities for sleep in the U.S., part of its 2012 Oldest and Youngest Cities report. There’s good news for residents of cities like Charlotte, NC, Philadelphia, and Austin Texas—you are among the urban...

Sleepless on Wall Street

Wall Street jobs are coveted and highly competitive: they’re also notoriously demanding. It’s not a stretch to imagine the long hours,intense pressure and grueling pace of Wall Street work could take its toll on sleep and overall health. A new study confirms just...

Air traffic controllers asleep on the job…still

Here’s some news of workers sleeping on the job that’s downright scary. A news investigation produced this story and footage of air traffic controllers at Westchester County Airport sleeping during their shifts. The video, provided to the news outlet by an employee in...

Silent Stroke and Sleep Apnea

Silent Stroke and Sleep Apnea Here is yet another health risk associated with sleep apnea: stroke. The news that sleep apnea is a risk factor for stroke isn’t new. We’ve known for some time that sleep apnea is associated with elevated risk of stroke. But this new...