January 23, 2013

Alcohol Doesn't Improve Sleep

Rachael Rettner, My Health News Daily

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Having a few drinks may help you fall asleep, but that deep slumber continues for only part of the night. After that point, getting shut-eye becomes more difficult, according to a new review.

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Irregular Bedtimes Linked to Behavioral Problems
Univ. College London
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