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Fri December 26, 2014

Book Review: 'The Sacrifice' By Joyce Carol Oates

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Middle East
2:26 pm
Fri December 26, 2014

Already Bleak Conditions Under ISIS Deteriorating Rapidly

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National Security
2:26 pm
Fri December 26, 2014

Military Policy Impedes Research On Traumatic Brain Injuries

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Business
2:26 pm
Fri December 26, 2014

Businesses Buzz With Anticipation In Wake Of U.S.-Cuba Thaw

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Shots - Health News
2:26 pm
Fri December 26, 2014

One More Reason To Reach For A Paper Book Before Bed

Sleepy in the day and wide awake at night? Give the screen a rest.
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Originally published on Sat December 27, 2014 2:12 am

E-readers may make it particularly hard to get a good night's sleep, according to research out this week.

A study that followed every nightly twitch, turn and snore of 12 volunteers for a couple weeks found that those who read from an iPad before hitting the sack had a harder time falling asleep, spent less time in a crucial phase of sleep, and were less alert the next day.

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