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Sleepless In Appalachia - UK Researcher Studying Incidence And Prevalence Of Insomnia In Women

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If you’re having trouble sleeping or staying asleep, you’re certainly not alone.  According to the Centers for Disease Control 35% of American adults don’t get the recommended 7 hours of sleep each night and that can lead to a myriad of health problems.  But a new pilot study examining the sleep habits of women in Appalachia may hold some important answers for drowsy folks everywhere.

Dr.Mairead Moloney is a faculty member in the UK Department of Sociology, who along with other colleagues has been working with women in Appalachia to discover the incidence and the prevalence of insomnia.

Dr. Greg Davis is a forensic pathologist with UK HealthCare. Every week, Davis speaks with local health providers, professionals, and researchers on Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine.
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