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The economics of treating insomnia

Insomnia treatments improve lives—and save money Despite…

Does your job pose hazards to your sleep?

For many of us, our work gives shape to our daily lives. Most…

Working overtime may increase risk of obesity

Do you put extra hours in at work? Do you pick up extra shifts…

Working a lot, not sleeping enough

When you’re busy with work, and responsibilities at home, does…

Police don’t get enough sleep

This news concerns me both as a health issue and an issue of…

New limits on resident physicians’ hours—do they go far enough?

When you think of the rigors of medical training, what’s the…

The Night Shift, Nurses and Sleep Deprivation

There’s been a lot in the news lately about people who work…

Sleep Deprivation And Air Traffic Control

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Lack of sleep can make doing almost everything we need to do…

Shift Worker Alert: Curb the Caffeine

Coffee is most everyone’s number one choice for a pick-up-me. Have to work late? Coffee. Couldn’t get a full night’s sleep? Coffee. Need a jolt of energy to stay focused and alert? Coffee. You can count on coffee, or really anything with caffeine in it, to get you through it. But watch out if you’re among those who work at night and sleep during the day: there’s new evidence that coffee can really tie a knot in your attempts to get some sleep when you need it most.