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Black Americans Get Less Sleep, More Health Problems

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by William Thornton

Black Americans get almost one hour less of sleep a night than white Americans, according to a recent study by Auburn University researchers. And this may account for disparities in health between the races.

The study will appear in an upcoming edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the official journal of the National Academy of Sciences.

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