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About 30% Of American Workers Aren't Getting Enough Sleep

Maybe you're not hurting anyone if you're slumbering peacefully at your desk in the middle of the workday, but for those who work the night shift in say, hospitals, warehouses or public transportation, getting enough sleep is extra important. A new study says 30% of American workers are sleep deprived, and are getting six or fewer hours of sleep a day. The report from the Centers for Disease Control (via the Atlanta Journal-Constitution) shows that 40.
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