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Southern States Have More Sleep Issues
Southern States Have More Sleep Issues
Can't sleep?  Turns out that it might be where you live! Researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have put sleeplessness on the map — literally. The research team, analyzing nationwide data collected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has produced the first state-by-state sleep maps for the United States, revealing that residents of Sou
‘Morning Person?’ Laziness? There’s a Gene for Them — Health Check
‘Morning Person?’ Laziness? There’s a Gene for Them — Health Check
If you’ve ever wondered why some people can get by on just a few hours of sleep while others need much more, scientists may have found an answer. Research conducted on 4,000 Europeans discovered that those who had two copies of a particular variant of a gene called ABCC9, which influences sleep duration, generally reported sleeping less than those who had two copies of a different version of the g