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Hands off the Wheel Self-driving cars are already on the road in test drives with watchful researchers in them. How soon will the computerized cars become part of our lives? Bill Whitaker reports.
Now new research published in the journal Sleep Health finds that the quality of Americans’ sleep has a geographic dimension, too. The data comes from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s 2009 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey, which asked 432,000 people the following question: “During the past thirty days, for about how many days have you felt you did not get enough rest or sleep?” (…)
You might assume that hectic, fast-paced lifestyles would lead to high rates of poor sleep in the nation’s urban areas. But surprisingly, that’s not necessarily what the data shows. Instead, the nation’s biggest cluster of bad sleep ended up in the heart of Appalachia and in a cluster of counties in Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky, Virginia and Tennessee. (…)