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There's a 'catastrophic sleep-loss epidemic,' and it's cutting lives short, expert says
Sacramento Bee
Yawning may be a symptom of a host of problems more severe than a bad night's sleep. That's because losing shut-eye doesn't just make it hard to get through the day without a nap — it can also heighten the risk of heart attacks, strokes, cancer and ...
Sleep Deprivation Could Shave Years Off Your LifeFortune
Lack Of Sleep 'Catastrophic' For Your Health, Scientist SaysCBS Chicago
The shorter your sleep, the shorter your life: the new sleep science ...The Guardian
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Bangor Daily News

Sleep: knowing your body, part 1
Bangor Daily News
Firstly, rest is defined as “a bodily state characterized by minimal functional and metabolic activities,” which leads me to believe that, here, they are referring to sleep, and honestly, this definition doesn't do justice to the important role sleep ...

Daily Mail
It's the most popular sleeping position in the country, with 36 per cent of people saying they prefer to sleep on this side. Some 41 per cent of 'lefties' work in marketing or advertising, while 37 per cent are council workers or NHS staff. They are ...


This student sleep calculator helps young people identify their ideal bedtime
Thanks to the late nights, early mornings and frequents naps – all coupled with a questionable diet and excessive screen use – it's safe to say that the sleep cycle of most UK students is far from perfect. But with countless studies showing the ...

ADHD may be a type of sleep disorder
That provocative and controversial theory has been gaining momentum in recent years, with several studies suggesting strong links between ADHD and the length, timing and quality of sleep. In an era in which even toddlers know the words Netflix and Hulu ...
Health Short: What if the fix for ADHD is better sleep?Sarasota Herald-Tribune

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Trump Said Sleeping Gas on Planes Would Stop Terrorists, but the Plan Could Be Deadly
25_09_Donald_Trump_sleeping_gas_terrorism Donald Trump suggested commercial airline pilots should be able to use "sleeping gas" to stop terrorists during a conversation on "The Howard Stern Show" shortly after the 9/11 terror attacks in October 2001.

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Mother Nature Network

Why would a brainless animal need to sleep?
Mother Nature Network
All of these observations point to jellyfish entering a sort of sleep cycle, but to what end? There's no brain, after all. It's possible the jellyfish's nerves need rest instead. One additional conclusion that the study suggests is that sleep is ...
Scientists just discovered the first brainless animal that sleepsPittsburgh Post-Gazette
Scientists discover jellyfish to be first brainless animals to sleepDeccan Chronicle

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Herald Sun

Childcare staff to overrule parent wishes in national baby sleep safety crackdown
Herald Sun
In a bid to reduce cases of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, staff will ignore the wishes of parents who want their babies to sleep on their front or side, unless a valid medical reason is provided. The charity Red Nose, which aims to raise awareness of ...

ABC15 Arizona (blog)

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger 'couldn't sleep' after staying in tunnel for national anthem
ABC15 Arizona (blog)
"I was unable to sleep last night and want to share my thoughts and feelings on our team's decision to remain in the tunnel for the National Anthem yesterday," Roethlisberger wrote on his Facebook page. "The idea was to be unified as a team when so ...

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Dogs Sleeping in Your Bed: Good or Bad for Your Health?
Make your room a sleep haven. Keep the bedroom dark, quiet, comfortable and cool for the best sleep possible. Keep your thermostat between 60 to 67 degrees at night and make sure your room is free of any noise or light that could disturb your sleep.

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