2019-03-27   |   ReCent medical news  

This article looks at the growing field of sleep epidemiology and considers whether society needs to pay closer attention to a simple physiological need that assists in maintaining health and preventing disease. It will also examine the relevance of sleep in insurance risk assessment. Read more from Hannover Re’s Lauren Acton.


Adults should get 7 to 8 hours of sleep per night for optimal health.