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More Than A Third Of Americans Don't Get Enough Sleep

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 02.19.2016 | Healthy Living

We spend about one-third of our life doing it, but more than one in three Americans still aren’t getting enough sleep, according to a new government...

Sleep-Starved: The Obesity and Sleep Connection

Judith Anne Owens, M.D., MPH | Posted 01.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Judith Anne Owens, M.D., MPH

We all know as adults what it takes to lose weight and as parents how to prevent our children from packing on unhealthy pounds in the first place: die...

8 Health Risks Of Sleeping Too Much

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 02.16.2015 | Healthy Living

It's a little hard to believe there's such a thing as sleeping too much, since so many of us feel like it's a struggle to even get barely enough. B...

How Much Sleep You Really Need -- According To Science

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 04.24.2015 | Healthy Living

Some of us feel well-rested after a solid eight hours of sleep. For others, closer to nine feels best. For others still, a little less will do. How mu...

The Curious Connection Between Sleep And Race

Posted 06.15.2012 | Black Voices

It's hard to imagine that there could be racial and ethnic distinctions in the way people sleep, but there are, according to research presented at the...

Short Sleeper? Your Genes Might Be Why | TARA PARKER | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Researchers have found a genetic mutation in two people who need far less sleep than average, a discovery that might open the door to understanding hu...