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PODCAST: Sleep well, medication-free

Scienceline explores non-pharmaceutical ways for insomnia sufferers to get a better night sleep

March 15, 2016
This woman is probably having trouble falling asleep [Image Credit: Wellcome Library, London | CC BY 4.0]

While many insomniacs resort to drugs, intentioned changes to behavior or listening to music while trying to fall asleep might help, too. In this podcast pilot, I talked to Austin Frakt, an insomnia sufferer and blogger for The Incidental Economist, Kira Vibe Jespersen at Aarhus University in Denmark, and John Watson who runs the Sleep Radio service in New Zealand. Sleep easy!

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makes his triumphant return to New York after spending two years battling flight delays, polar vortices and indigestion while implementing healthcare software for Epic Systems in Madison, Wisconsin. Ryan earned his B.A. in physics and mathematics at Columbia University and studied heavy ion collisions at CERN during the summer of 2012 (spot him in Particle Fever wearing his CERN basketball jersey). Ryan will be the first Billboard Hot 100 artist to rap about supersymmetry.

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