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The Staggering Costs of Insomnia: A Call for More Research

(16) Comments | Posted March 16, 2013 | 10:46 AM

Insomnia is costing us billions of dollars every year -- and not just for those of us who are staying up at night. In the mid-1990s, the treatment of insomnia was estimated at $10.9 billion annually, reduced productivity was $41 billion annually, and, conservatively speaking, fatigue-related...

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The Future of Health Care: Using the Internet to Deliver Health Interventions

(4) Comments | Posted September 19, 2012 | 8:14 AM

Imagine you have trouble sleeping. Perhaps you can't fall asleep at night or you wake up in the middle of the night and you're unable to get back to sleep. Maybe this has been going on for a few months -- or maybe years. It's exhausting, frustrating, and demoralizing. You...

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