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This Magical Lightbox Could Help You Feel Energized All Day Long

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 04.20.2016 | Healthy Living

Today we're posting live from a special #SleepRevolution JetBlue flight from New York to Las Vegas, along with special guests including experts in sle...

Streetlights May Be Giving You Sleepless Nights

The Huffington Post | Krithika Varagur | Posted 03.04.2016 | Healthy Living

You may already know the importance of shutting off lights and powering down devices if you want deep, uninterrupted sleep. But what you may not know ...

F.lux's New 'Backwards Alarm Clock' Is The Sleep Angel On Your Shoulder

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 08.26.2015 | Technology

Most of us can't avoid staring at computer screens all day -- but there's a way to make doing so a bit less painful. For years, f.lux has offered sof...

Your Child's Eye-Q

Kim Dramer | Posted 07.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Kim Dramer

View image | Digital Natives and Digital Immigrants You likely first saw your child as a digital scan in your doctor's office. At t...

Rods and Cones are Not Alone

Cheryl G. Murphy | Posted 07.01.2016 | Science
Cheryl G. Murphy

There are approximately 120 million rods and 6 million cones in the retina which help us to see, but did you know there is another type of light sensitive cell there? Intrinsically photoreceptive retinal ganglion cells are a type of cell in our retina that has nothing to do with our vision.

The Connection Between Blue Light and Postpartum Depression

Van Winkle's | Posted 06.29.2016 | Parents
Van Winkle's

Some form of postpartum depression (PPD) affects nearly one in four mothers -- roughly 950,000 women. Likely brought on by the hurricane of hormones that moves its way through a woman's body during pregnancy, PPD could also be trigged by major life trauma or some blip in genetic makeup -- any number of factors, really. One that researchers are finding more and more common: blue light.

5 Tips For Sleeping Better

John Berardi, Ph.D. | Posted 05.06.2016 | Healthy Living
John Berardi, Ph.D.

We can't force sleep on ourselves. But we can create the ideal conditions for a long, restful night's sleep, and a comfortable morning wake up.

Reading On A Screen Before Bed Might Be Killing You

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 11.30.2015 | Technology

You've heard that using screens before bedtime can mess with your sleep, but new research suggests the problem is even more serious. Reading from a...

The Sneaky Ways Your iPad Affects Your Health

Posted 08.01.2014 | OWN

Learn more about the stealth power of the electronic blue glow -- and how to use it to your advantage. By Corrie Pikul Like Us On Facebook | ...

How to Protect Your Eyes From the Negative Effects of Digital Devices and Blue Light

Dr. Matthew Alpert, O.D. | Posted 09.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Matthew Alpert, O.D.

These symptoms are often so common that we don't even recognize them as real issues. While digital eye strain is temporary, if left unaddressed, it can turn into a chronic problem.

Blue Light Exposure May Make You Hungrier

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 06.04.2014 | Healthy Living

MINNEAPOLIS -- Exposure to blue light before and during your evening meal may affect how much you want to eat, according to a small new study. Comp...

What Whets Your Late Night App-etite

Lisa Mercurio | Posted 06.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Mercurio

This is not another article about what to eat and what not to eat at bedtime. It is, however, about what you consume. You and your brain, that is.

Could Blue Light Pose Problems And Solutions For Sleep?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 05.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

In our pursuit of energy efficiency, we're finding ourselves exposed to greater amounts of blue light than ever before. Blue light appears to be uniquely detrimental to our sleep. But can it also be singularly beneficial during to our waking lives?

The Modern American Family: How Well Are They Sleeping?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 05.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

The National Sleep Foundation has released its annual Sleep in America Poll. This year, the poll examines sleep in the modern American family. What are the challenges facing families in their pursuit of high-quality, plentiful sleep? What are the strategies that parents are using to help their children sleep, and how well are those strategies working?

Could These Glasses Help You Sleep?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

I expect we will see a great deal more investigation into the effects of blue wavelength light on sleep and health. But you don't need special goggles or eye lens implants to protect your circadian rhythms and your sleep from the negative effects of artificial light.

Study Of Blue Light Police Cameras Finds Crime Deterrence Depends On Police Response

Posted 11.19.2011 | Chicago

A new study on the effectiveness of blue light police cameras found that crime rates do decrease as camera presence increases, but that poor video qua...