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Snooze Alarm: Sufficient Sleep Improves Human Health and Longevity

The emerging field of sleep science is finding a wide array of health benefits to getting a solid night of rest and avoiding behaviors that inhibit sleeping.

Published On 09/26/2017
10:24 PM EDT
N N o one likes being tired. You’re less motivated, you’re more irritable, and it’s harder to concentrate. We know getting sleep is important, but until recently, we didn’t understand just how dangerous it is to not get enough. According to some sleep scientists, getting less than 7 hours of sleep per night could mean shortening your life.