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Sleep. It's essential for our waking hours. And if you don't get enough, it can affect your heart, brain, metabolism, cancer risk, and your risk for infection. So what's the best way to get more good rest? On this edition of The Body Show, a discussion about how you can sleep better and improve your health.

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CHICAGO — Dozing off to late-night TV or sleeping with other lights on may mix up your metabolism and lead to weight gain and even obesity, provocative but preliminary U.S. research suggests.

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With the New Year, comes New Year’s Resolutions. For many, one may be to get more sleep.

A few months ago we talked about the latest treatment for sleep apnea and other disorders which can affect  your overall health. The issue resonnated with many of our listeners so we decided Take-2 was in order. Today, on our call in show we will look at busting myths about sleep.