Sleep among most important factors to keep heart healthy

The American Heart Association recently published Life’s Essential 8, updating the American Heart Association’s "Construct on Cardiovascular Health," in Circulation, the association’s flagship, peer-reviewed journal. The checklist replaces “Life’s Simple 7 by adding sleep duration as an essential component for ideal heart and brain health

Michael A. Grandner, Ph.D., MTR, associate professor of psychiatry and director of the Sleep and Health Research Program in the College of Medicine – Tucson, is one of the co-authors.

KVOA interviewed him for this story. 

Release Date: 
06/29/2022 - 4:45pm