Week in Sleep: Just Put the Dress to Bed

By Alyse Borkan  |  Feb 27, 2015
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While you were losing rest trying to figure out the color of the dress, we kept up with these sleep stories. Everything you need to know to sleep soundly this weekend:

To help combat chronic sleep deprivation in teens, some schools are implementing a seemingly obvious solution: just starting later. (The Huffington Post)

Adults who sleep more than eight hours a night may face a higher risk of stroke. According to new research, these “long sleepers” were 46% more likely to have a stroke than those who got only six to eight hours of sleep a night. (CBS News)

Skipping just a single night of sleep leads to a shift in brain activity, sparking a desire to consume more fat the following day. (Web MD)

At night, you can’t sleep. In the morning, you can’t wake up. Sound familiar? Get back on track with these three myths and facts about sleep. (The Huffington Post)

The unexpected sleep habits of the rich and famous, revealed. (Entrepreneur)

You can now drink your coffee — and eat your cup, too. KFC unveiled a cookie cup made from a wafer, coated in sugar paper, and lined with a heat-resistant white chocolate. (The New York Times)
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