Sleep Deprivation

  • Sleep in the Corporate Culture: restricting sleep is bad for employers and employees

    The overworked, high-powered employee is a recurring archetype in American culture. The most glorified careers in our society–doctors, lawyers, and investment bankers–are notorious for long hours and not providing enough sleep. Our television stations are full of shows that romanticize the quick-paced and exciting lives of emergency room doctors or criminal lawyers, while entirely downplaying … Read More »

  • Get your “Beauty Sleep”: Sleep Makes you More Attractive

    Step 1 in your new beauty routine: hit the sack earlier the night before! Research has proven that a good night’s sleep makes you look healthier, happier, and–yes–more attractive. “Beauty Sleep” isn’t just a silly cliché–it is backed up by solid evidence. This is especially important for people who suffer from sleep apnea, because studies have … Read More »

  • CDC Declares Sleep Disorders a Public Health Epidemic

    If you have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep, or if you find yourself nodding off during the day, you’re not alone.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), sleep disorders are so pervasive in the United States that they now constitute a public health epidemic.  Research conducted by the CDC indicates that … Read More »