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What a Good Night’s Sleep Can Do for You

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Take 5 for You

Five minutes can make a big difference.

Getting enough sleep can:

•    Help with brain performance and mood.
•    Help reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke.
•    Give your body time to repair itself—everything from the immune system to blood vessels.

Want to catch more zzzz’s?

Build a Sleep Guide with your Virgin Pulse account.1

If your plan includes the BCBSRI wellness program, sign up at or download the Virgin Pulse app from the App Store or Google Play.2 You’ll find the Sleep Guide under Benefits.



1Virgin Pulse® is an independent wellness company, contracted by BCBSRI to provide wellness services. Virgin Pulse is available to BCBSRI subscribers (the primary person on the BCBSRI health plan) and their enrolled spouses. Not all employers offer Virgin Pulse through their plan. Standard mobile phone carrier and data usage charges apply. The downloading and use of the Virgin Pulse mobile app is subject to the terms and conditions of the app and the online stores from which it is downloaded.
2Apple and the Apple logo are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc. Google Play is a trademark of Google Inc.