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Sleep and Work

Sleep -- A Competitive Advantage

Mary Prefontaine | Posted 11.27.2013 | Business
Mary Prefontaine

what if we all "woke up" to the reality that healthy sleep leads to better outcomes, happier lives and a more productive society? What if our employees were not required to be "on 24-7," but rather alive with energy and fully engaged?

5 Things You Should Know About Sleep Health In The Workplace

Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 07.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Carolyn Gregoire

At last week's Corporate Sleep Health Summit, some of the country's top sleep researchers and corporate leaders came together to discuss the latest research on the damaging impacts of sleep deprivation on American workers and corporate bottom-line objectives.

The Toll Long Hours And Little Sleep Takes On Your Waistline

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 12.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Overwork and little sleep can affect every aspect of our lives, from relationships, job performance and daily wellbeing to our fundamental health. A new study suggests that difficult and demanding work schedules also can contribute to obesity.

More Sleep Leads To More Productivity (VIDEO)

Posted 07.10.2012 | Healthy Living

Hard workers tend to deprive themselves of sleep in order to get more done, but sleep deprivation won't just leave you tired. It can lead to diabetes,...

Overworked And Under-Slept?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 07.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Close the computer at 6 p.m., decline that extra bit of overtime, don't bring work home on the weekends: It's up to each of us to find ways to set reasonable limits so that work life doesn't rob us of the sleep we need.

How Sleepy Doctors Can Wreak Havoc On Medicine

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 09.28.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

When you think of the rigors of medical training what's the first thing that comes to mind? The image of a sleep-deprived young resident roaming a late-night hospital corridor.