Maybe you're not hurting anyone if you're slumbering peacefully at your desk in the middle of the workday, but for those who work the night shift in say, hospitals, warehouses or public transportation, getting enough sleep is extra important. A new study says 30% of American workers are sleep deprived, and are getting six or fewer hours of sleep a day. The report from the Centers for Disease Control (via the Atlanta Journal-Constitution) shows that 40.
Anyone who has been sick can appreciate the joy of a good night's sleep, but in a large institution like a hospital, there are necessities of running the establishment that can disturb a patient's peace. All the more so with all man... Read Post
The night shift isn't usually anyone's first choice, but in some professions — and in this economy — it can't be avoided. About 26% percent of the American workforce, including health-care workers and sanitation staff, clocks in aft... Read Post