Rating is available when the video has been rented.
This feature is not available right now. Please try again later.
Published on Aug 11, 2010
Sleep deprivation is rapidly becoming a fact of life. But with economists estimating that sleep disorders cost the economy over $9 bn a year, insomnia is no trivial matter. Then there's the human cost. Drowsiness is a factor in over 16% of fatal road accidents and 9% of work accidents. It's been linked to everything from obesity and heart disease to depression and diabetes. 'Eyes Wide Open' reports on the cost to society when we no longer value sleep.