- By Joel Streed
Getting Enough Sleep/Tuberculosis Update/New Lyme Disease Bacterium: Mayo Clinic Radio
The amount of sleep we need varies with age, but for most adults it's seven to eight hours a night. Many of us don't get that much, and that can have serious consequences. On the next Mayo Clinic Radio, sleep medicine specialist Dr. Timothy Morgenthaler explains why getting adequate sleep is so important for good health. Also, infectious disease specialist Dr. Stacey Rizza has an update on tuberculosis. March 24 is World TB Day. And, pathologist Dr. Bobbi Pritt has the latest on a new bacterium that causes Lyme disease and how to protect against it.
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