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Benefits of Naps

Taking A Midday Nap Could Lower Your Blood Pressure

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 09.15.2015 | Healthy Living

Depending on your office environment, it might be considered unusual to have a cat nap in the middle of the workday. But recent research has found tha...

6 Childhood Habits That Never Get Old

Posted 08.23.2013 | Healthy Living

They say with age comes wisdom. In some regards, we are wiser now: Instead of refusing to eat our vegetables, we write love letters to and rap par...

How Sleeping Saved My Brain

Geil Browning, Ph.D. | Posted 12.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Geil Browning, Ph.D.

When I was discharged from the hospital, the doctor suggested that I take a nap every afternoon. I didn't think too much about this, but in hindsight I realize that this was not just a friendly suggestion. Sleeping -- and naps in particular -- were critical to my recovery.

The Napping Revolution Starts Now!

Dr. Christopher Winter | Posted 12.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Christopher Winter

Sleep that occurs during the day is often viewed as being a mark of laziness. Sleeping on the job is not viewed as a trait of the successful, driven employee. On many occasions, patients have admitted to me that they "sneak" naps during the day.