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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 ...



Good Sam among 12 hospitals that achieve Safe Sleep Champion status
Kearney Hub
Providing consistent training and education on safe sleep for all hospital personnel caring for children under a year old ensures the same safe sleep message is shared with the parents of more than 26,000 babies born in Nebraska every year. To be ...



Newsweek

How Much Sleep Do You Really Need? Fruit Flies Might Shed Light on the Answer
Newsweek
We all need sleep in order to survive, but some of us need more hours each night than others. While it's not understood exactly why this is, scientists may be one step closer to uncovering the complexities of slumber. In a new study published on ...
Fruit fly genetics might explain why some of us need more sleep ...ScienceAlert
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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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.
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 ...



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
400 GAA stars take part in sleep out for homelessKildare Nationalist
FM104 Newsroom -Irish Times -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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