Video Index

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What's In It For You?

Sleep and Health

Dr. Rodgers

Sleep Deprivation, Weight Gain, and Diabetes (1:08)

Dr. Ann E. Rogers discusses the relationship between sleep deprivation, weight gain, and diabetes.

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Dr. Epstein

Sleep Deprivation and Disease Risk (0:28)

Dr. Lawrence J. Epstein discusses the relationship between sleep deprivation and disease risk.

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Sleep and Mood

Dr. Epstein

Sleep and Mood (0:49)

Dr. Lawrence J. Epstein describes the relationship between sleep and mood.

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Sleep and Memory

Dr. Stickgold

Sleep and Memory (1:10)

Dr. Robert Stickgold discusses the effect sleep has on memory.

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Judgment and Safety

Dr. Landrigan

Sleep Deprivation and Judgment (01:01)

Christopher Landrigan, MD, MPH, of Harvard, tells how sleep loss keeps you from realizing how sleepy you are.

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Dr. Cziesler

Extended Work Shifts (1:22)

Dr. Charles Czeisler discusses the hazards of extended work shifts. 

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What Can You Do?

Assess Your Sleep Needs

Dr. Epstein

How Much Sleep We Need (1:04)

Dr. Lawrence J. Epstein discusses ways to determine individual sleep needs.

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Adopt Good Sleep Habits

Dr. Epstein

Improving Sleep (2:50)

Dr. Lawrence J. Epstein discusses strategies to achieve adequate sleep.

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Address Your Sleep Issues

Dr. Epstein

Irregular Work Schedules and Sleep (1:26)

Lawrence J. Epstein, MD, of Harvard explains why people who work irregular hours often have trouble with sleep.

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Dr. Landrigan

Sleep Medications (:59)

Dr. Christopher P. Landrigan discusses when medication might be advised to overcome difficulties sleeping.

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Make Changes at Work

Dr. Landrigan

Sleep and Work (1:12)

Dr. Christopher P. Landrigan discusses the relationship between work schedules and productivity.

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Success Stories

Barbra's Sleep Makeover

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Barbra's Sleep Makeover (5:18)

This night shift nurse found that taking small steps to get better sleep helped her to improve her overall health.

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Lou's Killer Shift

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Lou's Killer Shift (8:40)

Better work shifts and sleep schedules have improved the health and safety of the Philadelphia police force.

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Sheila's Balancing Act

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Sheila's Balancing Act (3:50)

This working mom found that the secret to career success and harmony at home was attending to her family's (and her own) sleep needs.

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