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Why sleep is the best painkiller

New research, published in the Journal of Neuroscience, finds that sleep deprivation increases sensitivity to pain by numbing the brain’s painkilling response. Sleep may be key for relieving chronic pain, a new study suggests. One in 3 adults in the United States, or 35 percent of the adult population, do not get enough sleep. The… Read More »

Good Sleep Makes For A Better Mind

Are you a good sleeper or do you toss and turn most of the night. Well it pays to be a sound sleeper. A detailed study of more than 10,000 people showed that those who slept seven to eight hours a night performed better on tests of reasoning and verbal ability than those who slept… Read More »