Monday, October 22, 2007

The miracle of sleep

His subjects were young healthy people who said they were chronically sleepy, just not getting enough time to sleep at night. Dr. Roehrs had them stay in bed 10 hours a night. The extra sleep, he said, reduced their sensitivity to pain to the same degree as a tablet of codeine.
--Gina Kolata, NYT, on another reason to get more shut-eye

I never sleep, 'cause sleep is the cousin of death.
--Nas, "N.Y. State of Mind"

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