It isn’t very often that my favorite satirical newspaper publishes scientific findings, particularly those relevant to sleep medicine. Today’s issue satirizes the increasing prevalence of daytime (recovery) sleepiness due to inadequate sleep at night. As reported in this year’s National Sleep Foundation poll, a majority of Americans, and especially transportation workers, achieve less than 7 hours of sleep a night. And for those who do achieve more than 7 hours, many report of low quality sleep. While today’s frequent use of smart phone devices and computers are the culprit because they directly suppress hormones, like melatonin, that aid the process of falling asleep and are generally disruptive, it doesn’t mean that we are doomed, just not disciplined. Okay, I’m getting off my soapbox now……