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Sleep Well and Stay Slim: Dream or Reality?

Shahrad Taheri, MBBS, PhD; and Emmanuel Mignot, MD, PhD
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From University of Birmingham, Birmingham Collaboration for Leadership in Health Research and Care, and Heartlands Biomedical Research Centre, Birmingham B9 5SS, United Kingdom; and Stanford Sleep Medicine Center, Redwood City, CA 94063.

Potential Conflicts of Interest: Disclosures can be viewed at www.acponline.org/authors/icmje/ConflictOfInterestForms.do?msNum=M10-2045.

Requests for Single Reprints: Shahrad Taheri, MBBS, PhD, Heartlands Biomedical Research Centre, MIDRU Building, Heartlands Hospital, Bordesley Green East, Birmingham B9 5SS, United Kingdom; e-mail, S.Taheri@bham.ac.uk.

Current Author Addresses: Dr. Taheri: Heartlands Biomedical Research Centre, MIDRU Building, Heartlands Hospital, Bordesley Green East, Birmingham B9 5SS, United Kingdom.

Dr. Mignot: Stanford Sleep Medicine Center, 450 Broadway Street, Pavilion B, 2nd Floor, Redwood City, CA 94063.

Ann Intern Med. 2010;153(7):475-476. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-153-7-201010050-00012
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