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Why 'beauty sleep' is real, according to doctors

by: Nicole Spector, NBC News

A new survey found that well-rested people report having a brighter complexion, clearer skin and fewer wrinkles.

“Are you okay? You look tired.”

I can’t come close to counting how many times someone has said this to me, and no matter the empathetic tone in their voice, it’s never a compliment. Basically, they’re saying I look like crap — specifically my face. My eyes are puffy and red with dark half-moons below. My skin is blotchy and my coloring is wan.

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Researchers look for ways to conquer sleep apnea

By: Carla K. Johnson Associated Press

Every night without fail, Paul Blumstein straps on a mask that prevents him from repeatedly waking up, gasping for air.

It’s been his routine since he was diagnosed with a condition called sleep apnea. While it helps, he doesn’t like wearing the mask.

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