Age Wise

How Much Sleep Do You Really Need?

Most Americans don’t get enough rest — but our needs differ by age and other factors

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Gone are the glorious days of youth when a good, long sleep was the norm. For many of us, some serious self-care is now needed to ensure a sufficient snooze. Scientists have several sleep tricks up their sleeves, and I’ll get…