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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
Some people can function perfectly well on just a few hours of sleep, while others need a good 10 hours or more each day to remain chipper. Famously, Donald Trump claims that he only needs 3–4 hours in bed each night. This isn't news, of course; these ...
Sleep Duration Doesn't Affect LifespanTechnology Networks

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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 ...



Charleston Post Courier

Here's how Clemson football uses science to ensure its players get a good night's sleep
Charleston Post Courier
1-ranked Clemson team have been involved in an intricate, thorough sleep study to analyze how their rest at night correlates with their daily performance on the football field and in team meetings. Always looking for fresh approaches and new technology ...



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 ...



ReliaWire

Fruit Fly Genetics Might Explain Why Some of Us Need More Sleep Than Others
ScienceAlert
When genetic data from the long and short sleepers was compared, the scientists identified 126 differences in 80 genes that appear to be linked to how much sleep was needed each night. With more research, that could give us clues as to how genetics ...
Is There A Genetic Cause Behind Sleep Duration Variation?ReliaWire
Needing less nightly sleep may be genetic, study suggests - Daily MailDaily Mail

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Irish Mirror

400 county GAA players to sleep rough to raise awareness of homelessness in Ireland
Irish Mirror
Over 400 GAA players across the country will sleep out tonight as part of a newly formed initiative to raise awareness for the growing homeless crisis in Ireland. Gaelic Voices For Change are voluntary group made up of past and present inter-county GAA ...
GAA players to hold solidarity sleep-out tonight to raise funds for homelessIrish Examiner
400 GAA players to sleep rough tonight in solidarity with Ireland's homelessThe Irish Sun
Players' sleep-out surpasses expectationsFM104 Newsroom
Kildare Nationalist -Midlands103
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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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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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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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