For the first time, scientists can see how the brain records our memories as we sleep
By Sandee LaMotte, CNN
Updated 1052 GMT (1852 HKT) May 9, 2020
Sleep loss widespread – Do you toss and turn at night, yearning for a good night's sleep? According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one third of American adults have a sleep disorder that can affect their lives in serious ways.
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Sleep and disease – Chronic diseases such as diabetes, depression, high blood pressure, cancer and obesity and many more are linked to poor sleep.
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Sleep deprivation costs society – Car accidents, industrial disasters, occupational and medical errors as well as reduced quality of life and productivity are also linked to sleep deprivation.
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Public health epidemic – It's so bad that the CDC has pegged insufficient sleep as an American public health epidemic.