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William C. Shiel Jr., Chief Medical Editor of MedicineNet.com discusses
sleep, what does it do for us?
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Dr. William Shiel discuss
A Prescription For Sleep.
(MP3 4:41min 2.15MB)
The following is a partial transcript taken from this audio broadcast:
"Today we would like to welcome Dr. William Shiel to our
MedicineNet podcast discussing a popular topic with our viewers - sleep!
Dr. Shiel, what does sleep do for us? Actually, sleep plays a number of
roles in a restorative fashion for our bodies. The primary areas that
we're all aware of are: restoring our physical well-being by making us feel
better after a hard day of physical activities, and it restoring us emotionally
and mentally allowing us time for recovery from life stresses during the
Listen to the entire audio segment of Health Beat
on A Prescription For Sleep in this edition of / Doctors on Health /.
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