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You May Be Sleeping Better As You Age, Despite Your Perceptions Otherwise
2012-03-01 09:31:36

Are you getting less sleep the older you get? This has been the popular belief but it may not be true. A new survey of more than 150,000 Americans shows subjective sleep quality actually improves over a lifetime, with the fewest complaints coming from octogenarians, reports BBC News Health and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine . “This flies in the face of popular belief,” Michael Grandner, PhD, lead author of the study said in a statement. “These results force us to...

2011-08-19 00:00:30

Friends Life Care, a non-profit Pennsylvania-based organization that provides unique long term care solutions, recently completes their enrichment workshop, Improving Sleep for Better Health, as part of its VigRâ“ž¢ program, which focuses on holistic approaches to healthy, active living. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) August 18, 2011 The long term care company Friends Life Care completes its workshop Improving Sleep for Better Health. This four-week workshop,...


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sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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