Bringing you a somewhat oldie-but-goodie today as we gear up for cold and flu season.
You could stock up on vitamin C or get in line for a flu shot -- but the answer to staying healthy this season may be right at home.
A Carnegie Mellon study found a correlation between hours slept at night and likeliness of getting sick.
Simply put: Those who get 7 or fewer hours of sleep at night are nearly 3 times more likely than those who slept 8 or more hours.
Sheldon Cohen is a professor of psychology at Carnegie Mellon and the lead author of this study - which was published in the Jan. 12, 2009 issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine. Read more about the study or listen to an interview with Cohen on iTunes U.
Posted by Inspire Innovation Team at 1:47 PM