The Toll of Loss of Sleep

For the past few years, the Sleep in America polls — conducted on behalf of the National Sleep Foundation – have found that about 20% of Americans report that they get less than 6 hours of sleep on average, and the number of Americans that report that they get 8 hours of more has decreased.

There’s strong evidence that lost sleep is a serious matter. The result is impaired sustained attention, with adverse, occasionally disastrous consequences in the classroom, workplace, or the highways. It is likely that more than 100,000 crashes occur annually in the U.S. due to driving while drowsy. With the Memorial Day weekend coming up, it is a perfect time to de-stress and catch up your rest! Becareful out there on the rodes while enjoying your time with family and friends and remind your employees to do the same. Click here to read the rest of the article from WebMD!