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  • Welltrinsic wants to help you achieve better sleep

    Dec 13 2018...
    As part of continuous efforts to raise awareness of sleep disorders and to promote healthy sleep, the AASM worked with sleep professionals to create Welltrinsic. READ MORE>>
  • Problems at work can lead to troubled sleep

    Apr 18 2016...
    Do you lie in bed at night tossing and turning thinking about your job? Perhaps you finally fall asleep only to wake up a few hours later worrying about job demands. A new study may help explain your sleeplessness. It suggests that a number of emotional and social work factors can have an impact on your sleep. READ MORE>>
  • Many U.S. workers sleeping less to work more

    Dec 16 2014...
    A new study suggests that work is stealing sleep from many Americans.

    The study analyzed data from the American Time Use Survey (ATUS). It included responses from more than 124,000 people. They described how they spent their time in the past 24 hours. READ MORE>>
  • Why sleep is difficult on the night shift

    Nov 05 2012...
    Although many people still work a traditional 9-to-5 workday, there are millions of Americans that work the evening shift, night shift, rotating shift, or other employer arranged irregular schedules, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Shift work can have an affect on your health and therefore it’s important for shift workers to make sleep a priority.

    There are several reasons why night shifts wreak such havoc on sleep. Depending on their biological clock, some people may be more affected than others. A night owl might cope relatively well with night shift work, while most morning people cope relatively poorly. READ MORE>>
  • Poor sleep patterns predict workers headed for disability

    May 01 2012...
    Bad sleep could predict who misses work for more than week. A recent study out of Finland reviewed the records of 25,000 government workers. Researchers found that employees who reported severe sleep disturbances were more likely to take time off from work. Among the reasons: injuries to the back, joints and lower legs, and stress and other mental health issues. READ MORE>>
  • Sleep Usually Sacrificed in Early Work Schedules

    Aug 05 2010...
    Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise, so starting work at the crack of dawn shouldn’t be that difficult, right? In theory it’s not, but modern lifestyles make the old saying unrealistic. The early risers rarely go to sleep early enough, according to a recent survey. READ MORE>>
  • Later shifts limit sleep, hurt productivity

    Jun 15 2010...
    The key to maximizing workplace productivity while minimizing fatigue may be scheduling shift start times that allows workers to sleep right before reporting for duty.

    New research suggests shifts that start in the late morning to early afternoon work best for employees. Start times between 8 p.m. and 12 a.m. may limit sleep and harm performance. READ MORE>>
  • Sleep problems increase risk for injuries at work

    May 12 2010...
    Managers take notice - sleep problems can cost businesses big bucks. New research indicates employees who have trouble getting to sleep or staying asleep are more at risk for workplace injury. READ MORE>>
  • Bring work to bed: the war between stress and sleep

    Apr 03 2008...
    When you’re feeling stressed on the job, it can be hard to leave your work at the office. Your job may preoccupy your mind as you drive, as you eat, and as you interact with family or friends. But the battle to control your mind can intensify when you try to go to sleep. READ MORE>>