Too little sleep is likely to affect your ability to function at work the next day, but could it also make you more likely to get sick? Maybe so, a new study found.
"It goes beyond feeling groggy or irritable. Not getting sleep fundamentally affects your physical health," explained study author Aric A. Prather, PhD, of the University of California, San Francisco, in a news release.
From 2007 to 2011, Dr. Prather and colleagues observed a total of 164 adults aged 18 to 55 years for a wee...