If you had a hard time getting up this morning, you’re not alone. Experts say sleep deprivation is a common problem — and even losing an hour or two of shut-eye can have a big impact. We look at how lack of sleep affects everything from memory to metabolism.


  • Dr. Michael Twery Acting Director, National Center on Sleep Disorders Research, National Institutes of Health
  • Dr. Greg Belenky Research Professor and Director, Sleep and Performance Research Center, Washington State University

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