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How An Extra Hour Of Sleep Stacks Up Against Your Fitness Regime, Diet, And Even Your Love Life

Posted 01.22.2016 | Healthy Living

Are you tired right now? For 80 percent of Americans, the answer would be a loud, resounding “yes.” (Or, more accurately, a deflated sigh of ag...

American Women Are Getting More Sleep Than Men

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 10.22.2015 | Technology

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Lessons Learned From Trends In Insufficient Sleep Across The United States

Rosie Osmun | Posted 10.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Rosie Osmun

While awareness of healthier sleep habits and the benefits of rest has been growing due to increased research and public health campaigns, trends still show many people of all ages simply aren't sleeping enough.

Introducing 'Slangry,' Where Sleep Deprivation And Anger Meet

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 09.25.2015 | Healthy Living

Forget feeling "hangry." There may be another monster that's causing your next-level irritability: Exhaustion. According to a new small study, a lack...

The Sleep Position That Best Protects Against Alzheimer's

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.07.2015 | Fifty

Whether you sleep on your back, your stomach or you toss and turn all night,  you'll want to take note of this new study. Researchers say there's...

What Your Sleeping Position With a Partner Says About Your Relationship

LittleThings.com | Posted 12.03.2015 | Weird News
LittleThings.com

What happens when you throw different sleeping styles -- and personalities -- into one bed? Or really, any two individual personalities into one of the most intimate and venerable situations we humans experience? It's actually quite fascinating.

The Daily Nightmare of Benzo Withdrawal

Van Winkle's | Posted 08.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Van Winkle's

After being put on Clonazepam in her mid-thirties to treat her panic attacks, Dr. Jennifer Leigh remained on the drug for 18 years. Without ever dev...

What Science Now Knows About Every Dream State

Van Winkle's | Posted 07.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Van Winkle's

Scientists are beginning to grasp the various styles of dream narratives. More specifically, psychiatrists at University of Montreal are trying to untangle the qualitative differences between the three categories of dream-states.

Just One Night Of Bad Sleep Can Alter Your Genes

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 08.01.2015 | Science

Scientists have long known that skimping on sleep can screw with our health and biological clock, which helps our bodies adapt to the daily cycle of d...

The Work We Do While We Sleep

The Atlantic | Maria Konnikova | Posted 08.01.2015 | World

It’s strange, when you think about it, that we spend close to a third of our lives asleep. Why do we do it? While we’re sleeping, we’re vulnerab...

Get More Sleep, Get More Sex

Van Winkle's | Posted 06.22.2015 | Women
Van Winkle's

When it comes to getting laid, every hour counts. Every hour of sleep, that is.

Poor Sleep Can Harm Your Heart Health, Too

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 06.19.2015 | Healthy Living

Bad news for those who don't catch enough Z's on a nightly basis: Poor sleep increases the likelihood that you'll suffer a heart attack or stroke. ...

Seattle in Deep Sleep This Week

Patricia S. Guthrie | Posted 06.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Patricia S. Guthrie

Seattle wasn't sleepless this week. Not after more than 4,000 sleep experts from around the world descended upon the Emerald City for SLEEP 2015, an...

Here's A Trick That May Help People Become Less Racist & Sexist

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 05.31.2015 | Science

Scientists have long known that sleep boosts the brain, helping us consolidate memories and learn new things. Now, a provocative new study shows i...

A Post-Lunch Nap Can Help You Fight Heat Fatigue

Reuters | Posted 05.14.2015 | Healthy Living

By Madeline Kennedy (Reuters Health) - Sleeping only a few hours at night may increase the risk for physical and mental strain when wo...

Your Sleeping Troubles Might Be Causing You Physical Pain

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 08.27.2015 | Healthy Living

Cold showers are rarely fun. But if you suffer from insomnia, they can be downright painful. A new study from the Norwegian Institute of Public Hea...

Taking Sleep Aids Could Potentially Harm Your Mental Health

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 04.07.2015 | Healthy Living

In today's "always on," high-stress world, it has become commonplace to turn to over-the-counter sleep aids for a little help with drifting off into d...

Night Owl Tendencies May Affect More Than Just Your Sleep Quality

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 04.01.2015 | Healthy Living

Bad news, night owls: You may appear to be more creative and boast higher IQ scores, but your off-kilter sleep cycle may be putting you at increased r...

With Fewer Electronics, This Is How A City Sleeps

Pacific Standard | Gregory Ferenstein | Posted 03.25.2015 | World

Since the invention of the light bulb, humans have drifted further and further from their natural sleep patterns. Artificial light tricks the brain in...

How To Fall Asleep By Not Trying

Posted 03.19.2015 | Healthy Living

By Melissa Dahl Follow @melissadahl Late at night, when you've been trying and failing for hours to fall asleep, perhaps the thing to do is to ...

Struggling With High Blood Pressure? Your Sleep May Be To Blame

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 03.18.2015 | Healthy Living

Looking to lower your blood pressure? Fix your poor sleep habits first, suggests a new study. Mayo Clinic researchers recently set out to find how ...

How The World Sleeps

Posted 03.09.2015 | Travel

Every country has its own unique and distinguishable customs. Traveling from place to place is a chance to see new sights, learn different histories a...

Trouble Sleeping? Second Annual Insomnia Awareness Day Is March 9

Timothy Morgenthaler, MD | Posted 05.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Timothy Morgenthaler, MD

By raising awareness about insomnia, and by letting people know they are not alone and treatment options are available, I hope that people who are suffering will seek help and improve their quality of life. You do not need to let insomnia prevent you from sleeping well.

Too Little Sleep Could Kill You?

Timothy Morgenthaler, MD | Posted 05.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Timothy Morgenthaler, MD

Sleeping more than eight hours has never been proven to be a cause of poor health. A more likely explanation is that excessive sleep could indicate an underlying health problem, like heart disease, diabetes or sleep apnea, which actually do increase your risk of stroke.

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...