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"Too little sleep a health nightmare for many," Reuters/MSNBC

February 28, 2008

Chronic sleep loss making us fatter and sicker, CDC warns

Reuters reports on U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's four-state survey which included questions on sleep habits:

"With late-night TV watching, Internet surfing and other distractions, Americans are getting less and less sleep, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday. And all this sleeplessness can be a nightmare for your mental and physical health, CDC experts cautioned, calling sleep loss an under-recognized public health problem."

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