Sleeping Pills Linked to Almost Fourfold Increase in Death Risk

Sleeping pills prescribed by your physician are supposed to ward off the myriad health problems that come with lack of sleep. But adults who take sleeping pills in even small numbers over their lifetimes may be nearly four times more likely to die earlier compared to those who are not prescribed sleeping pills, according to new findings published Monday in the British Medical Journal. And those prescribed sleeping pills may also be more likely to be diagnosed with cancer, the study found....Full Story
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