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Sleep Deprivation Can Be a Nightmare The true cost of fatigue

Sleep Deprivation Can Be a Nightmare The true cost of fatigue

Did you get a good night's sleep last night? If you didn't, you may be setting yourself up for some unexpected consequences.

They may not have known it at the time, but hundreds of airline passengers were lucky to walk away alive after two planes came dangerously close to each other near Vancouver International Airport in April 2011. The cause of the close call was likely fatigue: the air traffic controller was seriously sleep deprived.