Jun 13, 2007

Just in from the DUH department 

Sleep deprivation is common among US Marine Corps members
A research abstract that will be presented Wednesday at SLEEP 2007, the 21st Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies (APSS), finds that sleep deprivation, which can result in fatigue, is another factor that can impair troops' vigilance and decision-making with potentially dangerous consequences.
Yes, apparently being in a combat zone or under rigorous training conditions creats an atmosphere where it's hard to get any sleep.

Who pays for these studies?

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