Focus on Heart Health

Why a Good Night’s Sleep is Good for the Heart

February 4, 200915 min
Host: Larry Kaskel, MD Guest: Diane Sperling Lauderdale, PhD Investigators have become interested in the relationship between sleep and health. The latest research shows that people who sleep for fewer hours than the average are more likely to develop calcification of the coronary arteries. Dr. Diane Lauderdale, an associate professor of health studies at the University of Chicago, talks with host Dr. Larry Kaskel about the heart health benefits of sleep.

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