The Sleep “Sweet Spot”

Recent research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that missing the sleep “sweet spot” of 7-9 hours per night is linked to increased chronic diseases. Both short sleepers (6 hrs or less per night) or long sleepers (10+ hrs/night) had more coronary heart disease, stroke, diabetes, obesity and anxiety than optimal sleepers.…

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Officer, Did You Have a Good Sleep Last Night?

About 40% of almost 5000 police officers in the U.S. and Canada screened positive for at leat one sleep disorder, the most common being obstructive sleep apnea (33.6%). Those with a sleep disorder were more likely to make adminstrative errors, not show up for work, fall asleep while driving, and to lash out at suspects.…

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