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Should We Blame the Engineer for Falling Asleep at the Train Controls?

Christopher M. Barnes | Posted 02.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Christopher M. Barnes

When employees fall asleep on the job, this should be an indicator that perhaps the work system is scheduled in a manner that is incompatible with circadian processes and sleep needs of employees.

Treat Your Sleep Apnea and Look Younger

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Poor sleep, and sleep disorders such as obstructive sleep apnea, diminish both sleep quantity and sleep quality, and can interfere with the body's ability to rejuvenate cells and bolster immune function. This can result in a less attractive, less youthful appearance.

An Effective Alternative To CPAP For OSA

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

What's most important is finding the right treatment and sticking with it. Sleep apnea is a serious health condition. Fortunately, treatments used correctly -- whether CPAP or oral appliance -- can significantly improve your sleep and your general health.

Sleepy On The Job? Tips For A Better Night's Sleep

David Volpi, M.D., P.C., F.A.C.S. | Posted 06.02.2012 | Healthy Living
David Volpi, M.D., P.C., F.A.C.S.

There's no denying that sleep deprivation, and the health issues that result, are becoming more prevalent in our go-go, techno society. But a by the National Sleep Foundation (NSF) grabbed my attention as particular cause for concern.

Biggest Sleep Stories From The Second Half Of 2011

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 03.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Sleep was in the news throughout 2011, with breakthrough research and advances in our understanding of why we sleep, and how sleep -- or a lack of it -- can affect health and wellbeing.

What Was The Top Sleep Finding Of 2010? Pick Your Favorite!

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

These are what I considered some of the top stories in sleep medicine in 2010, and I have included a practical sleep suggestion to help you use this research in your everyday life.

Better Sleep: Another Reward for Living Longer

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Better sleep may actually be one of the secret benefits of living longer and living healthier. A new study uncovers the details.