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Bureau of Labor Statistics: “American Time Use Survey.”
National Sleep Foundation: “Healthy Sleep Tips,” “The Ideal Temperature For Sleep,” “Electronics in the Bedroom: Why it’s Necessary to Turn Off Before You Tuck In,” “Easy Ways to Create a Soothing Bedroom Environment,” "Sleeping With Pets: Is It Healthy?” “2011 Bedroom Poll,” “The Best Scents for Relaxation and Sleep,” “The Best Plants for Your Bedroom,” “The Best Colors for Sleep,” “Sleeping Separately From Your Partner."
Environmental Working Group: “Home Guide: Mattresses,” “Home Guide: Flooring.”
National Institutes of Health: “Cool Temperature Alters Human Fat and Metabolism.”
EPA: “Text Version of the Indoor Air Quality House Tour.”
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences: “Dust Mites and Cockroaches,” “Sleeping With Artificial Light at Night Associated With Weight Gain in Women.”
CDC: “Healthy Housing Reference Manual, Chapter 5: Indoor Air Pollutants and Toxic Materials."
Pediatrics: “Television Viewing, Bedroom Television, and Sleep Duration From Infancy to Mid-Childhood.”
Cleveland Clinic: “Why Light at Night Can Interfere with Your Sleep.”
Sleep Science: “Environmental Noise and Sleep Disturbances: A Threat to Health?”
Noise & Health: “The Effect of Room Acoustics on the Sleep Quality of Healthy Sleepers.”
Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on August 11, 2019
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