Of $1.6 trillion and that's more than the country owns in car loans and credit cards and the committee and cracked cracked jokes but also talked about the pay wall of the middle class.
>> jon bruce: if you like to nap, you will like this study that suggests living in the day might be linked to a healthy heart.
We have more with mandy gaither with today's health minute.
>> reporter: no secret that sleep is an important part of health but according to new research a daytime nap one time or two times a week and lower the risk of heart attacks and strokes.
This study published in heart, the journal of the british cardiovascular society track more than 3000 and 400 people between ages of 35 ?75 45 years and researchers found those that indulged in occasional napping between five minutes ?one hour or 48 percent less likely to suffer heart attack or stroke or heart failurethan those that did not nap at all.
The study found no association between heart attacks or strokes with more frequent and longer naps.
Other researchers say those that catch a few more minutes of sleep a week have typically healthier lifestyles compared to those who nap daily that are more likely to be sick and adding that we should not go as far as saying naps will make you healthier but instead focus on getting a good night's sleep and eating well and staying active.
Today's health minute, mandy gaither.