Sleep well during the pandemic

JPB Fellow Chandra Jackson shared practical tips for getting adequate, restful sleep during the pandemic on the NIH #CopingWithCOVID19 livestream series.

Getting a good night’s sleep can be difficult under normal circumstances. But it can be even more challenging during a global pandemic, said Chandra Jackson, Ph.D., who studies the environment and sleep at NIEHS.

Jackson discussed the connection between sleep and health with Marishka Brown, Ph.D., program director for sleep disorders medicine research at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, as part of the #CopingWithCOVID19 livestream series (see sidebar). Approximately 5,600 people from as far away as Bangladesh, Kenya, and Brazil tuned in live to the Aug. 14 conversation on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Facebook and Twitter feeds. Read more.