Why Sleep Matters to Your Health

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  • It’s National Sleep Awareness Health Week
  • What Sleep Does for You
  • Other Benefits
  • How Much ZZZs Should We Get?
  • Blacks Don’t Get Enough Sleep
  • How Not Sleeping Can Harm You
  • Insomnia
  • Blacks, Snoring and Insomnia
  • Obesity and Sleep Apnea
  • Tips on Getting Better Sleep

It’s National Sleep Awareness Health Week

March 1-7 is National Sleep Awareness Health Week. Read more about why getting your ZZZs is important, the sleep gap among African-Americans and what we can do to sleep better every night. — (@kelleent) Kellee Terrell 

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