Tagged: sleep debt

sleep and occupations

30% Suffer from Lack of Sleep

A new study reports that almost a third of U.S. adults get less than six hours sleep a night on average. The data was based upon a National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) sponsored by the Centers of Disease Control. The report showed that...

sleep and teen suicide

Sleep Problems Cause Teen Suicides

Medical researchers have found that teens who are sleep-deprived or sleep too much have more than a five times greater risk of suicide than teens with healthier sleep. The research, reported in August’s Journal of Sleep Medicine, investigated suicidal thoughts, planned suicides, attempted...