So, what’s the deal with sleep, immune function, and mortality risk? On today’s episode, Dr. Eric Shattuck and Dr. Corey Sparks discuss their collaboration to investigate how morality risks may be affected by sleep quality, through white blood cell function. Listen for more intriguing insights and read their paper here:

Dr. Eric Shattuck is an Assistant Professor of Research at The University of Texas-San Antonio (UTSA) and interim director of the Institute for Health Disparities Research. You can contact him or find out more about his work here: and on Twitter: @eric_shattuck. Dr. Corey S. Sparks is an Associate Professor of Demography at UTSA. You can find out more about his work and forthcoming book here: and on Twitter: @CoreySparks1

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