Are there any health risks to using a sleep tracker?

There aren't any real health risks associated with using a sleep tracker, but the amount of data captured can be overwhelming. In this video, sleep expert Michael Breus, PhD, explains why sleep a tracker may not be an ideal gadget for some people.

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