CDC: 1 in 3 Not Getting Enough Sleep

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A new CDC study reveals that more than one-third of American adults are not getting enough sleep on a consistent basis. Studies show that getting less than seven hours of sleep is associated with higher risks of developing diabetes, heart disease and other conditions. Forum talks to the experts about how sleep deficiency affects our health and what we can do to get more bedtime rest.


Anne Wheaton, epidemiologist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Alon Avidan, professor of neurology and director of UCLA Sleep Disorders Center

Shelley Zak, neurologist and UCSF sleep medicine specialist