Month: March 2018

Sleep More; Live Longer

Inadequate sleep is associated with short telomeres.

Some of the worst disasters in human history are attributable to sleep deprivation: the 1979 nuclear accident at Three Mile Island, the 1986 nuclear meltdown at Chernobyl, the 1989 devastating Exxon Valdez oil spill, and two recent railroad disasters.1   Sleep loss is a menace to public safety because drowsiness slows reaction time just as much …