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Not getting enough sleep could lead to stroke risk, other health problems

By the time you flop into bed, you’ve worked an eight-hour day, chauffeured the kids around to various activities and cooked or, let’s face it, picked up dinner. Now, all you want to do is watch some TV that doesn’t feature a singing cartoon character and finish off that pint of mint chocolate chip you’ve …

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Is it possible to burn calories while I sleep?

Yes, it’s true; you really can burn calories while you’re sleeping. Lifting heavy weights for an hour twice a week will do the trick. Randall Moore, MD, Psychiatry, explains the process. “As people in the Western world age—especially in America, they lose muscle mass because they’re not active enough. By the time Americans are 70 …

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