Late to Bed, Early to Die? Night Owls May Die Sooner
·Live Science·Rachael Rettner
Bad news for “night owls”: Those who tend to stay up late and sleep in well past
sunrise are at increased risk of early death, a new study from the United
Kingdom suggests. The research, which involved nearly half a million people,
found that self-described “evening people” were 10 percent more likely to die
over a 6.5-year period, compared with self-described morning people.