Tampa, FL — Job demands that are too low or too high can adversely affect workers’ sleep, say researchers, who instead recommend the Goldilocks principle of “just the right amount” to help obtain optimal sleep health.
Is getting seven hours of sleep something you can only dream of? Results of a recent study suggest that falling two hours short of the recommended limit increases your risk of developing at least two chronic diseases.
Drowsy driving is responsible for more than 6,400 U.S. deaths annually, according to the National Sleep Foundation, and you’re three times more likely to be involved in a motor vehicle-related crash if you’re driving tired.
Poisonings involving kids and melatonin – a supplement people take to try to improve their sleep – climbed 530% over a recent 10-year period, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The less light in your bedroom at night, the better. That’s what researchers from Northwestern University are saying after their study found that light exposure during sleep may harm your cardiovascular function and increase your insulin resistance.