Claire Barker joined the UVM Medical Center’s Sleep Program in 2012. She is a registered polysomnographic technologist and a clinical sleep educator, certified in clinical sleep management. Her job? To help people sleep in a healthy way. We asked her about her career path and learned that a career in sleep medicine is anything but a snooze. […]

On Sunday, November 4, most Americans will set their clocks back an hour at 2:00 a.m for Daylight Saving Time. Before you get too excited about gaining an hour of sleep, setting back your clocks an hour back, only means that it will get darker earlier in the evening. What is Daylight Saving Time? DST […]

Did you know that according to a major study, people who don’t get enough sleep are twice as likely to get heart disease? Sleep disorders are a big problem. About 70 million Americans suffer from them, and 60 percent have a chronic sleep disorder. Through proper testing, diagnosis and care, sleep disorders can be managed and […]