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5 Reasons Why You Still Can’t Sleep

by Charles Wood If you’ve ever found yourself tossing and turning in the early hours of the morning for no apparent reason, then you’ll completely understand the frustration this brings, especially if it happens regularly. You’re also not alone — in fact, one-third of Britons now sleep for just five to six hours per night,… Read More »

Brigham and Women’s finds doctors sleep more when hours are cut

Getting a good night’s sleep is important for everyone — including physicians. In 2011, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) set a limit on first-year resident physician shifts of 16 or fewer continuous hours of work. This policy change was based primarily on the results of studies comparing outcomes for first-year residents who… Read More »

World Cup star Jonny Wilkinson tells how aromatherapy solved his sleep problems

For years, Jonny Wilkinson and sleep made uncomfortable ­bedfellows. The intense focus and obsessive drive which made him such a superstar on the rugby field also left him thinking that rest was “wasted” time and a sign of weakness. During the most challenging period of his life, unless he used sleeping tablets the World Cup… Read More »