Health

Daytime Sleeping Could Throw Genes Out of Whack

[Atlanta Journal-Constitution] Considering taking that dreaded overnight shift at work? Be careful, it could actually end up hurting your genes. “Working the overnight shift can seriously impact your health. They say the overnight work affects your natural body clock, and that negatively affects everything.” (Via News 12 Long Read More

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Cheating Ourselves of Sleep

[THE NEW YORK TIMES] Think you do just fine on five or six hours of shut-eye? Chances are, you are among the many millions who unwittingly shortchange themselves on sleep. Research shows that most people require seven or eight hours of sleep to function optimally. Read More

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Working out before bedtime may mean better sleep

[CBS NEWS] The best way to ensure a good night’s sleep might be breaking a sweat. The National Sleep Foundation’s 2013 Sleep in America poll showed that people who reported exercising said they snoozed better than those who didn’t work out, even if they got Read More