(LIGHTHOUSE NEWS DAILY) — Lack of sleep has become a public health issue in the United States, approximately a third of the American adults failing to enjoy the recommended amount of rest.
This was the conclusion of an extensive investigation carried out by federal health officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Researchers reviewed questionnaire answers submitted by 444,306 adults across the 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia.
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The purpose was to identify prevalent sleeping patterns nowadays, based on the premise that those aged between 18 and 60 should have at least 7 hours of rest per night, unless they want their health to be significantly perturbed.