From the introduction to Transforming Plastics. Most people come to the discussion about plastics having been moved by an image. Perhaps it was a sea turtle with a plastic straw in its nose, or a seal pup suffocating after getting tangled in a plastic bag.
Article from National Institutes of Health. A new study has found that not sticking to a regular bedtime and wakeup schedule — and getting different amounts of sleep each night — can put a person at higher risk for obesity, high cholesterol, hypertension, high blood sugar and other metabolic disorders. In fact, for every hour of variability in time to bed and time asleep, a person may have up to a 27% greater chance of experiencing a metabolic abnormality.