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Weekend 'Catch-Up' Sleep May Cut Young Drivers' Crash Risk
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
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.