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The Promise of Sleep

Author: William C Dement
Publisher: New York Delacorte Press ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Healthy sleep has been proven to be the single most important determinant in predicting longevity-more influential than diet, exercise or heredity-but our modern culture has become a study in sleep deprivation. Technology's world without darkness wreaks havoc on our body clocks. We sacrifice sleep to meet the demands of our endless days. Our d ... (to read more see "A Look Inside").
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Named Person: Sleep - Popular Works.; Sleep Disorders - Popular Works.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William C Dement
ISBN: 0385320086 9780385320085
OCLC Number: 678649409
Description: 540 pages including index 24 cm
Responsibility: William C. Dement, M.D., Ph. D.

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Healthy sleep has been proven to be the single most important determinant in predicting longevity-more influential than diet, exercise or heredity-but our modern culture has become a study in sleep deprivation. Technology's world without darkness wreaks havoc on our body clocks. We sacrifice sleep to meet the demands of our endless days. Our d ... (to read more see "A Look Inside").

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