Weekend 'Catch-Up' Sleep May Cut Young Drivers' Crash Risk
MONDAY, May 20 (HealthDay News) -- Young drivers who get behind the wheel while drowsy run a higher risk of getting into car crashes, but Australian researchers have found that not catching up on missed sleep on weekends puts them in even greater danger of having an accident at night.
FDA: Lower Ambien's Dose to Prevent Drowsy Driving
WEDNESDAY, May 15 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug
Administration has approved new, lower-dose labeling for the
popular sleep drug Ambien (zolpidem) in an effort to cut down on
daytime drowsiness that could be a hazard while performing certain
tasks such as driving.
Sampling New York Subway Air for Science
MONDAY, April 29 (HealthDay News) -- The population of microbes
in the air of the New York City subway system is nearly identical
to that of the air on city streets, according to a new study.