Insomnia, Sleeping Pills and Evolution

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If you suffer from insomnia, you are hardly alone. More than half of Americans between 13 and 64 have trouble falling to sleep every night.  New drugs are being developed, as well as alternatives to medication. Is insomnia a natural human condition or a consequence of modern society? We talk to students of sleeplessness.

Credits

Guests:
Shelby Freedman Harris - Montefiore Medical Center, David Randall - Reuters - @DKRandall, Jed Black - Stanford School of Medicine, Matthew Wolf-Meyer - University of California, Santa Cruz - @M_Wolf_Meyer

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Evan George, Sonya Geis, Christian Bordal