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Scientific research makes clear that sleep is essential at any age. Sleep powers the mind, restores the body, and fortifies virtually every system in the body. But how much sleep do we really need in order to get these benefits?…
If you have medications in your medicine cabinet, it’s more than likely that at least one will list a side…
For the millions of Americans who struggle with sleep issues, prescription sleep aids may provide relief. Along with helping to…
Regular exercise is associated with better sleep, so it’s natural to assume that physically demanding jobs might also enhance the…
Not everyone has a typical morning to afternoon work schedule. More than 22 million Americans have shift work jobs, including…
For many people, jobs operate on a 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. schedule, leaving plenty of time for relaxing and…
Shift work often takes place in industries where employees are needed around the clock (like health care, police or fire…
About 15 percent  of Americans are shift workers, including firefighters, nurses, pilots, and food professionals. If you work nontraditional hours,…
People who work nontraditional hours often experience shift work sleep disorder. This typically occurs in those who work at night,…