Onions, embroidery and other historical lessons could help you sleep

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Onions, embroidery and other historical lessons could help you sleep

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We are on our summer break and the editorial office is closed until 8 January. We hope you enjoy this article which is part of Summer Hiatus, an eclectic mix from our archives, The Conversation and other publications we share content with. Please note the comment function has been turned off while we are away. Happy reading

Sasha Handley, University of Manchester   Most developed societies in the West are currently plagued by endemic sleep lo