We Need More Sleep. So Why Don’t We Get It?

Americans are terrible sleepers. Although overwhelming evidence suggests that getting less than 7 hours of sleep is bad for your health, we just can’t seem to find the time. Americans sleep 2 hours less than they did a century ago.  The reasons are many: increased work hours, faster-paced lifestyles, the stimulation of “always on” devices (smartphones and tablets), and a …