12 science-backed habits to get a better night's sleep


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The endless opportunities that technology offers come with an unexpected side effect: There never seem to be enough hours in the day to get things done and rest, too.


And our bodies might be suffering for it.

Whether it is because we're staying up late watching the latest show or lying awake in bed, unable to sleep, about 20% of Americans are sleep deprived, experts estimate.

Rather than suffer through the day feeling groggy, here are 12 science-backed habits that can help you get a good night's sleep - tonight.