People are obsessed with sleep. They’re concerned: Do I sleep enough? Do I sleep too much? Why am I so tired in the morning? Now there’s a device you hook up through your smart phone and answer the questions keeping up up at night. As CBS4′s Cynthia Demos tells us, it’s called the ‘ZEO.’
It’s a startling statistic. Two-thirds of Americans say they’re not getting enough sleep at night. From computers and cell phones to televisions and alarm clocks… we spend our nights by the glow of gadgets.
We’ve all been through it: sleepless nights. There is the tossing and turning to no end… your brain won’t shut off or the aggravation of outside noise. Some try sleeping pills, while others go for something less aggressive. CBS4′s Vanessa Borge put Dream Water to the test.
Being the spiritual leader of one billion Catholics worldwide can be tiring. So when 84-year-old Pope Benedict XVI travels to Cuba to celebrate masses, meet with the country’s leaders, and bless ordinary Cubans, the church wants to make sure the pontiff will be well rested.
Eight hours of solid sleep… we’ve all been told we need that to get a proper night’s rest. But now, there’s a growing body of research that says you might want to think twice.
Sleep Apnea… it’s typically a problem in men, but is now becoming a more prevalent problem for women. Doctors are learning their symptoms aren’t the same as men. As Cynthia Demos reports… diagnosing the problems no longer requires you going to sleep in a lab. The lab now comes to you.
It’s time to get back that hour of sleep you lost last spring with the return of Standard Time. Every Autumn, we say good-bye to Daylight Saving Time and hello to Standard Time when most Americans turn their clocks back one hour.
If you’re always tired, sleepy and simply can’t seem to get enough rest, you’re not alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control, insufficient sleep is a growing public health epidemic which affects the nation’s work performance, productivity and health.
For the first time in the country, the CBS4 I-Team uncovers the true number of air traffic controllers making mistakes due to “fatigue,” and reveals a confidential FAA report on fatigue.