National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, “How
Much Sleep Is Enough?” (7 June 2017), online:
<www.nhlbi.nih.gov/healt h/healt h-topics
/topics/sdd/howmuch>; National Heart, Lung, and
Blood Institute, “What Are the Signs and Symptoms
of Problem Sleepiness?” (7 June 2017), online:
<www.nhlbi.nih.gov/healt h/healt h-topics/
topics/sdd/signs>; Kelly Fitzgerald, “Lack of Sleep
Can Make Our Genes Less Active”, Medical News
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2. See National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, “What
Is Sleep Apnea?” (10 June 2012), online: <www.
3. Carol Connolly, Marian Ruderman & Jean Brittain
Leslie, “Sleep Well, Lead Well: How Better Sleep Can
Improve Leadership, Boost Productivity, and Spark
Innovation” (White paper produced by the Centre
for Creative Leadership, 2014), online: <www.ccl.
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