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'Unrealistic' Bedtime Rules Shared By Elementary School Go Viral

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 09.04.2015 | Parents

A Wisconsin elementary school teacher recently shared a chart of optimal sleep times for children, and although the guide went viral on Facebook, pare...

My Q and A With Roger Ekirch on the Way We Sleep, and How It's Changed Over the Centuries

Arianna Huffington | Posted 06.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Arianna Huffington

Roger Ekirch is a professor of history at Virginia Tech and a leading scholar on segmented sleep -- the idea that for much of history people slept into two separate chunks separated by a waking period. In answer to my questions, he shared his insights on "normal" insomnia, how technological advances have changed the way we sleep, and why in many ways we're living in a golden age of sleep.

How Long You Sleep May Be In Your Genes

Posted 12.06.2014 | Healthy Living

By Agata Blaszczak-Boxe, Contributing Writer Published: 12/04/2014 10:34 AM EST on LiveScience The amount of time people spend sleeping is linke...

LOOK: The Average Night's Sleep Around The World

Posted 08.24.2013 | Healthy Living

We often think of sleeplessness as a quintessentially American tradition, wrought by our work-centric culture, long hours and stressful lives. But acc...

7 Convincing Reasons To Get A Good Night's Sleep

Posted 03.11.2015 | OWN

By Jena Pincott About one in three of us sleeps less than six hours a night -- and feels groggy, cranky and unfocused the next day. If reversing th...

Sleep Myths You Can Ignore

Posted 04.08.2015 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Six sleep experts lift the covers on our commonly held beliefs. As a reminder, always consult your doctor for medical advice...

Cities That Never Sleep (And What To Do About It)

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 06.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Real Age has just published its ranking of the best and worst cities for sleep in the U.S., part of its "2012 Oldest and Youngest Cities" report.