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Brigham and Women’s finds doctors sleep more when hours are cut

Getting a good night’s sleep is important for everyone — including physicians. In 2011, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) set a limit on first-year resident physician shifts of 16 or fewer continuous hours of work. This policy change was based primarily on the results of studies comparing outcomes for first-year residents who… Read More »

How to Sleep Well and Get Back Your Youth

What do you see when you look in the mirror after a night of tossing and turning? Baggy eyes, sagging skin, and a few wrinkles that you swear weren’t there the day before. Yes, sleeping poorly makes you look old and feel old, too. And it gets worse. Insomnia leads to cognitive decline, a shorter… Read More »