News Release

January 10, 2006

Contact: Maureen McGuire, 860-679-4523

Sound Sleep, Sweet Dreams and Good Health

Topic of January 31 Discovery Series

FARMINGTON, CONN. – The potentially protective powers of a good night’s sleep and the importance of dreams will be explored during the next Discovery Series program on Tuesday, January 31, at the University of Connecticut Health Center.

As always, the Discovery Series is free and will begin at 7 p.m. in the Health Center’s Keller Auditorium. Registration is required by calling 800-535-6232 or 860-679-7692. The snow date for this program is Thursday, February 2.

Health Center cancer epidemiologist Richard Stevens, Ph.D., will discuss new findings about the health benefits of a good night’s sleep, including recent research on the correlation between melatonin, sleep and the risk of breast cancer.

Dream analyst Rev. Kathleen Kiley will discuss different interpretations and meanings of dreams. Rev. Kiley will also explain the importance of remembering and understanding your dreams for a greater knowledge of your inner self.

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