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Transportation Workers Sleep Deprivation

Looking For Answers: Sleep Problems In The Transportation Industry

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 02.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

The news that sleep may have played a role in New York's Metro-North train derailment is a terrible reminder that sleep isn't just a personal health issue -- it is also a matter of public safety, when it comes to the rest of people who we entrust with others' lives.

The Dangers of Drowsy Driving

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 02.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

As a society we've come to vehement consensus that drunk driving is unacceptable behavior. Yet we continue to tolerate sleepy driving. Many people who wouldn't dream of driving after one drink too many may very well get behind the wheel when feeling drowsy.

Carolyn Gregoire

William Rockefeller, Engineer Driving During Deadly New York Train Crash, May Have Nodded Off

HuffingtonPost.com | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 12.03.2013 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK -- Reports are not yet conclusive on what caused a speeding Metro-North train to derail early Sunday morning in the Bronx, killing four passe...

What It'd Really Take To Curb Drowsy Driving

Posted 12.04.2013 | Healthy Living

In the wake of the news that sleep deprivation may have possibly played a role in Sunday's deadly train derailment in New York, attention has turned t...