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Keele University reports that if you get more than eight hours of sleep per night, you have a greater risk of death than those who sleep for under seven hours.

The researchers reviewed seventy-four studies looking at mortality and cardiovascular outcomes by self reported sleep duration and sleep quality. The study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, took a look at more than three million participants.

The research also found that sleeping for ten hours is further linked to a 56% increased risk of stroke death and a 49% increased risk of cardiovascular disease death. In short, a longer duration of sleep may be more associated with adverse outcomes compared with shorter sleep times.

So, do you still want to lay in bed this coming weekend?

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Rich Fields is a veteran radio broadcaster who is best known for having been the Announcer on the Price is Right. He is also an Emmy Award winning Meteorologist .