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Woman early riser
Sleep Health
Laura Newcomer

Women Morning Larks Have Lower Breast Cancer Risk Than Night Owls

A new study suggests that women who generally wake up early have a lower risk of developing breast cancer than women who stay up late. The study also found that women who sleep for longer than the recommended seven to eight hours per night joined night owls in having a higher breast cancer risk. Previous

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Sleep Health
Laura Newcomer

Economic Stressors Are Depriving Americans Of Sleep

It’s a well-known stat that approximately one in three Americans fail to obtain adequate sleep on a consistent basis. And new research suggests the trend toward sleep deprivation is only getting worse. Per a new review of data from 2004 to 2017, Americans have been running increasingly short on sleep since 2013. What’s more, the research

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Outdoor light pollution
Sleep Health
Laura Newcomer

Outdoor Light Pollution Might Increase Sleeping Pill Usage

For decades, sleep scientists have known that nighttime exposure to artificial light in the form of “blue light” emitting electronics can interfere with sleep. Now, a new study reports there may be a strong link between nighttime exposure to artificial, outdoor light and sleeping pill usage among older adults. This suggests outdoor light pollution may

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LeBron James
Lifestyle
Laura Newcomer

LeBron James Sleeps A Lot. Here’s Why Other Athletes Should Too

LeBron James has made headlines for many reasons over the years. The NBA powerhouse and newly minted Lakers star has earned multiple NBA Most Valuable Player Awards and two Olympic gold medals, among many other accolades. But more recently, James has been gaining attention for a different reason: The man sleeps a lot. During a

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Sleep Health
Katie Golde

Sleeping Too Much May Be Harmful To One’s Health

Many of us have heard that the recommended amount of sleep is roughly 7 to 8 hours per night. While this range can vary a bit depending on age and other factors, getting adequate sleep is super important to everyone’s health. Sleep deprivation, on the other hand, puts people at risk for a slew of

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