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New York May Not Be The City That Never Sleeps After All

New York May Not Be The City That Never Sleeps After All

Sarah Klein  08.18.2014
New York may fancy itself the city that never sleeps, but the numbers tell another story. According to new data, New Yorkers snooze for...
Here's One Thing That Makes Lucid Dreamers Different From Others

Here's One Thing That Makes Lucid Dreamers Different From Others

08.17.2014
By Bahar Gholipour, Staff Writer Published: 08/15/2014 01:59 PM EDT on LiveScience People who have lucid dreams may generally be more...
Our Internal Sleep Clocks Are Out Of Sync

Our Internal Sleep Clocks Are Out Of Sync

08.16.2014
In this season of vacation travel, many of us are happily resigned to jet lag as the price of international adventure. The malaise associated...
24 Babies Who Are So Happy, They're Smiling In Their Sleep

24 Babies Who Are So Happy, They're Smiling In Their Sleep

08.15.2014
Infants sleep an average of 16 hours per day, and still need about 14 hours by the time they're 9 months. Though parents are told to get...
How Your Diet Affects Your Internal Clock

How Your Diet Affects Your Internal Clock

08.15.2014
Much as we manage exposure to light in order to protect healthy sleep and circadian function, research like this offers further suggestion...
A Step-By-Step Attempt To Become A Morning Person

A Step-By-Step Attempt To Become A Morning Person

08.14.2014
Mark Twain once wrote, "I have tried getting up early, and I have tried getting up late -- and the latter agrees with me best." I'm with...
8 Ways Working The Night Shift Hurts Your Health

8 Ways Working The Night Shift Hurts Your Health

Amanda L. Chan and Sarah Klein  08.14.2014
Almost 15 million American adults don't work the typical 9-to-5, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. These employees...
Sleep Problems Linked With Increased Risk Of Suicide In Older Adults

Sleep Problems Linked With Increased Risk Of Suicide In Older Adults

Rebecca Adams  08.13.2014
It's a popular misconception that older adults need less sleep. Actually, our need for shuteye doesn't diminish with age at all. If anything,...
These Famous Athletes Rely On Sleep For Peak Performance

These Famous Athletes Rely On Sleep For Peak Performance

Jordan Schultz  08.13.2014
For professional athletes, exercise, diet and training are crucial to maximizing their abilities. But in recent years, more and more athletes...
Americans Are Getting Worse At Taking Sleeping Pills

Americans Are Getting Worse At Taking Sleeping Pills

Sulome Anderson  08.13.2014
It's almost inevitable. Toss and turn for long enough, and eventually the middle-of-the-night bargaining will begin -- if I fall asleep...
Why We Should Be Concerned About Truck Drivers' Health

Why We Should Be Concerned About Truck Drivers' Health

08.12.2014
Driver fatigue should be part of a larger concern with driver health, as lack of energy and burnout could be symptoms of a larger issue...
Think You're A Napping Expert? Prove It

Think You're A Napping Expert? Prove It

Sarah Klein  08.11.2014
Everybody loves a nap -- but how well do you know the ins and outs of healthy napping? Not that you needed another reason to sneak in...
13 Tips For The Best Nap Ever

13 Tips For The Best Nap Ever

08.11.2014
By Kelly Fitzpatrick for Life by DailyBurn A mid-afternoon nap of just 10 minutes can help you stay alert for more than two hours when...
'I'm Not Looking To Be Saved From Narcolepsy'

'I'm Not Looking To Be Saved From Narcolepsy'

08.10.2014
I'm not Wonder Woman, far from it. Narcolepsy challenges me daily. I take medication twice a day and twice a night, both of which cause...