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The cover story spotlights RAND research on the staggering toll that poor sleep takes on our society — impacting everything from the well-being of children to basic military readiness. A second feature examines why the U.S. spends more on health care than other nations but suffers from measurably worse health outcomes. The Q&A features information scientist Nidhi Kalra, the director of RAND's newest office in the San Francisco Bay Area. The Voices column features Aimee Curtright and Kathleen Loa on how to maximize potential benefits of investments in electricity infrastructure. The Giving column spotlights Pedro José Greer, whose philanthropic support helps RAND address health disparities and other health-related concerns.

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