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cbsnews.com: Should Light Bulbs Come With Health Warning Labels?

CBS News–June 10th, 2015 http://www.cbsnews.com/news/should-light-bulbs-come-with-warning-labels/ Lighting Science Group announced Tuesday that it would add warning labels to all its products, alerting consumers to the dangers of artificial light and directing them to a website where they can learn about the latest research. The labels say, “Exposure to certain electric lights may cause biological effects, some […]

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Abstract: Evening Use of Light-Emitting eReaders Negatively Affects Sleep, Circadian Timing, and Next-Morning Alertness

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Dec 22. pii: 201418490. [Epub ahead of print] Evening use of light-emitting eReaders negatively affects sleep, circadian timing, and next-morning alertness. Chang A1, Aeschbach D2, Duffy JF3, Czeisler CA3. Author information 1Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders, Departments of Medicine and Neurology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, […]

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Melatonin May Aid Weight Loss

Sleep specialist Dr.Michael J. Breus writes how new research indicates that the sleep hormone melatonin may encourage weight loss, by increasing the presence of a particular kind of fat that actually helps burn energy. This may sound surprising, that the presence of fat in the body leads to weight-loss inducing fat burning. In recent years scientists have identified specific types […]

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