June 2012 Sleep News Round Up

To Fall Asleep, Get Off the Couch– The New York Times
According to the National Institutes of Health, more than half of adults ages 60 and over have trouble sleeping. And while it may not be the first thing that pops up when older adults list their health complaints, getting adequate sleep is an important part of maintaining physical and cognitive well-being.
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Can’t Sleep? You May Be Afraid of the Dark– ABC News
Results from a new study presented at the Associated Professional Sleep Societies annual meeting in Boston are the first to suggest that some adults can’t sleep because they fear darkness.
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Share a bed with your partner for better sleep, better health– Yahoo Shine
The Wall Street Journal’s Andrea Petersen looks at the new research in which “some scientists believe that sleeping with a partner may be a major reason why people with close relationships tend to be in better health and live longer.”
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Published: June 12th, 2012 at 14:00
Categories: Sleep News Articles