The Secret Life of Your Bodyclock

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Duration: 50 minutes

Why are you more likely to have a heart attack at eight o'clock in the morning or crash your car on the motorway at two o'clock in the afternoon? Can taking your medication at the right time of day really save your life? And have you ever wondered why teenagers will not get out of bed in the morning?

The answers to these questions lie in the secret world of the biological clock.

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    Horizon takes a journey into the secret world of the human internal bodyclock.

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    Horizon takes a journey into the secret world of the human internal bodyclock.

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    Horizon takes a journey into the secret world of the human internal bodyclock.

Credits

Director
Alicky Sussman
Producer
Andrew Cohen
Producer
Alicky Sussman

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