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Forbes

The US Cities Getting The Least Sleep [Infographic]
Forbes
On average, an adult requires 7 to 8 hours sleep every night but across the United States, many people are getting far less than that. Back in 2014, the CDC found that over a third of Americans aren't getting the sleep they need. A further analysis of ...



Medical News Today

Need more sleep than most people? Blame your genes
Medical News Today
Do you need 12 hours of sleep per day to function? Or is 2 hours per night enough for you? A new study investigates the genetics behind these differences.

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GQ Magazine

You Can Train Yourself to Fall Asleep Better
GQ Magazine
Complicating this lack of study even further is the uncertainty of what happens when you combine different activities that can negatively impact the brain—so sleep loss tag-teaming the brain with heavy drinking, or boxing, or a consistently bad ...



Sleep problems tied to female infertility
Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Women with sleep disorders other than sleep apnea may be more than three times as likely to experience infertility as their counterparts who don't have trouble sleeping, a recent study suggests. When insomnia was to blame for women's ...

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Offbeat brainwaves during sleep make older adults forget
Science Daily
While these brain rhythms, occurring hundreds of times a night, move in perfect lockstep in young adults, findings published in the journal Neuron show that, in old age, slow waves during non-rapid eye movement (NREM) sleep fail to make timely contact ...

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Mental Floss

This Cuddly Robot Is Designed to Lull You to Sleep
Mental Floss
For people seeking all the benefits of a human sleeping companion without the human part, there's a new Kickstarter-backed product. As Mashable reports, Somnox, the self-proclaimed “world's first sleep robot,” is designed to give you a more comfortable ...



National Institutes of Health (press release)

To sleep or not: Researchers explore complex genetic network ... - NIH
National Institutes of Health (press release)
NIH-supported study could lead to better approaches for treating insomnia, other sleep disorders.

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Daily Mail

Fruit fly genetics might explain why some of us need more sleep ...
ScienceAlert
The ideal amount of sleep we need each night varies from person to person, but the exact relationship between sleep and genetics still isn't clear – something that a new study on populations of fruit flies might help to shed light on.
Needing less nightly sleep may be genetic, study suggests - Daily MailDaily Mail

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CBS News

Research reveals how sleep helps "hit the 'save button' on your ...
CBS News
New research shows another reason why you should be getting a good night's sleep: it could help save your memory. A study published recently in the journal Cell Press found that as we age, the connection between sleep and memory formation begins to ...

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Regional West Birth and Infant Care Center named Safe Sleep Hospital Champion
Scottsbluff Star Herald
Jackie Moline representing Nebraska Health & Human Services presents a Safe Sleep Hospital Champion Certificate to staff of the Regional West Birth and Infant Care Center. From left: Kathy Campbell, MSN, MPA, RN, Melissa Guerrero, RN, Kadie Marez, RN ...


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