Sleep in this weekend — you might live longer

Scientists have long known about the connection between how much you sleep and how long you live. Lack of sleep can have dire consequences for your health. It can give you heart problems or hurt your waistline, and it can leave you anxious and depressed. But channeling your inner cat and sleeping too much can be just as bad for your health, studies have found.However, research has often overlooked what happens on your days off, said sleep researcher Torbjörn Åkerstedt, co-author of a study published in the Journal of Sleep Research.He was “quite surprised” by what researchers found when they focused on that block of time.”Apparently, sleeping in in on the weekends can be a real help,” said Åkerstedt, a

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