According to a Gallup poll of adults age 50 and older, only a third of Americans snooze through the night, and men are more likely than women to sleep well. Slumber is never restful for 8 percent of adults, while the remainder lose at least one night a week, according to results released today by the International Longevity Center-USA, a New York-based nonprofit policy group. Thirty-eight percent of men sleep well every night, compared with 27 percent of women.
About half of adults get less than seven hours of rest a night, the poll showed. The group includes those who are ages 50 to 64, full-time workers, people with &to=http://english.pravda.ru/main/18/90/361/15244_prison.html' target=_blank>health problems as well as the primary caregivers for the sick, and those who cite worry as interfering with sleep, the poll showed, reports Bloomberg.
In Bolivia, at least seven people were killed at El Alto State University on Tuesday, March 3. The tragedy took place during a student meeting on the fifth floor of the building