sleep research http://www.kplu.org en Lack of sleep, genes can get sleepwalkers up and about http://www.kplu.org/post/lack-sleep-genes-can-get-sleepwalkers-and-about Miranda Kelly, a 14-year-old from Sykesville, Md., says she's been sleepwalking since she was 6 or 7. The first time, she says, "I woke up on the couch on a school day. And I'd gone to bed in my bed."<p>Since that first episode, Kelly now sleepwalks every couple of months. "I wake up in weird places, randomly. Mon, 27 Aug 2012 19:11:00 +0000 Michelle Trudeau 6099 at http://www.kplu.org Lack of sleep, genes can get sleepwalkers up and about Officer, do you need a nap? Police overtime questioned http://www.kplu.org/post/officer-do-you-need-nap-police-overtime-questioned <p>Is a community at risk when cops don&rsquo;t get enough sleep? Washington State University researcher Bryan Vila says it is. In a briefing before the King County Council, he said there are hazards associated with overworked officers.</p><p>He says lack of sleep affects your ability to think clearly and problem solve and do other things law enforcement needs to be skilled at, such as:</p><p> Wed, 13 Jun 2012 00:08:49 +0000 Paula Wissel 5262 at http://www.kplu.org Officer, do you need a nap? Police overtime questioned