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I always get 8 hours of sleep a night — here’s how I manage it even when life is hectic

Sleep allows our bodies to reset for optimal psychological and physiological functioning. Despite author Jennifer Still’s busy schedule, she still makes sure to get at least eight hours of sleep each night — here’s how.

Not getting enough sleep seems to be even more deadly than we thought, new studies show

According to several new studies presented at a meeting of the European Study of Cardiology, getting too little — or too much — sleep is associated with significant increased risk for cardiovascular problems including hardened arteries, heart attacks, strokes, heart failure, and more.

Sleep deprivation can kill you — here’s what sleeping less than 7 hours per night does to your body and brain

Sleep needs vary from person to person — a tiny fraction of people are able to get by on little sleep, while others need more than average. But most adults need seven to nine hours of sleep, and kids need even more. Without that, physical and mental health can suffer.

Elon Musk says grueling 120-hour work weeks are taking a toll on his health. Here’s what sleeping less than 7 hours a night can do to you.

Elon Musk says he sleeps less than 7 hours every night. Scientific studies suggest that's a recipe for disaster, both for a person's body and brain. Here's what we know about long-term sleep deprivation and how it can kill us.

How to avoid messing up your sleep cycle when the clocks go forward, according to a sleep scientist

The clocks spring forward by an hour on March 25, which can disrupt our sleep cycles more than you might think.

Many Americans just can’t put their phones down — even in bed

Some 42% of Americans check their phones within five minutes of waking up, and 35% are looking at them just five minutes before trying to go to sleep.
Motorists sleep waiting to board a ferry to Sumatra in Indonesia.

You are probably not getting enough sleep, and it is killing you

A lack of sleep is killing people in alarming ways. Losing sleep puts your body at a disadvantage when fighting off diseases, including cancer. Scientists warn that the idea that you'll sleep when your dead is truly deadly advice.

11 successful people who get by on hardly any sleep

These leaders and executives go through life without getting much shut eye.

Here’s a simple way to get more sleep and have more energy during the week

Keeping a regular sleep schedule can have big benefits.

How to schedule your day for maximum productivity after a terrible night’s sleep

Even though the idea of working an eight-hour day after a sleepless night is daunting, it turns out that there are things you can do to get through it.