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People with narcolepsy may be more creative because of how they sleep

Narcolepsy seems to be associated with creativityagsandrew/Getty By Jessica Hamzelou Living at the border between wakefulness and a dream world may do wonders for your creativity. People with narcolepsy are excessively sleepy during the day and can often drift off. Isabelle Arnulf, who treats narcolepsy at Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital in Paris, noticed that her patients seemed… Read More »

Touching moment more than 100 hospital employees line halls to honor organ donor

Touching moment more than 100 hospital staff line the halls in tribute to nurse who died after 39 years of service and became an organ donor Mary Desin, who worked as a nurse at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s Hamot hospital for 39 years, died of a brain aneurysm on June 2 Footage shows the… Read More »

Brigham and Women’s finds doctors sleep more when hours are cut

Getting a good night’s sleep is important for everyone — including physicians. In 2011, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) set a limit on first-year resident physician shifts of 16 or fewer continuous hours of work. This policy change was based primarily on the results of studies comparing outcomes for first-year residents who… Read More »