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Here's What Happens When You Only Get 6 Hours Of Sleep

PureWow | Posted 02.08.2016 | Healthy Living

Maybe you're swamped at work. Maybe you're nursing a newborn. Or maybe you just discovered Friday Night Lights on Netflix. While there are a million (...

3 Ways To Get Better Sleep In College

Dylan Brodsky | Posted 02.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Dylan Brodsky

Sleep is a necessity (and a luxury) for all of us, especially while in college. There's nothing wrong with needing reminders here and there to keep you on the right track, so figure out what works best for you and keep up with it. If nothing else, get your friends in on the movement with us and help others refuse the snooze.

Not A Morning Person? Blame Your DNA.

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 02.05.2016 | Science

If you just can't ever seem to get up early for that morning workout, don't be too hard on yourself. New research suggests that being an early r...

Tweeting, Not Sleeping? What Is Your Social Media/Sleep Balance?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 02.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

But have you ever wondered how all that Twittering, Instagramming and Snapchatting might be affecting your sleep? According to just-released research, time spent on social media may be seriously undermining nightly rest.

I Put A Sleep Tracker Under My Sheet And It Changed My Life | Posted 02.02.2016 | Healthy Living

By Beth Lipton Sleep--we all know it restores energy, helps manage appetite, protects against illnesses, and is generally essential for all-aro...

My Q and A With Kat Duff on the Secrets of Our Sleep Lives

Arianna Huffington | Posted 02.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Arianna Huffington

Kat Duff is the award-winning author of The Alchemy of Illness and The Secret Life of Sleep, which both set out to illuminate experiences often dismissed as private and off limits. In answer to my questions, she shared her insights on sleep in ancient cultures, changing attitudes toward sleep over time, and how (and especially how not) to wake someone up.

Oversleeping Has Some Serious Health Risks

Rosie Osmun | Posted 01.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Rosie Osmun

Do you tend to oversleep or sleep longer than normal? How do you notice activity level, foods, or things you do before bed affecting your sleep need? Read on to learn about the effects of oversleeping, what to look out for and how to work towards getting healthy, quality slumber.

Here's Why You Can't 'Cheat The System' When It Comes To Sleep

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 01.27.2016 | Healthy Living

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Here's Everything We Know About How To Get A Good Night's Sleep | Pam Masin | Posted 01.26.2016 | OWN

The Dos and Don'ts of a Sleep-Friendly Bedroom Do: Adopt a Two-Blanket Strategy One for you and one for your partner. Having individual blankets is a...

Investigating the Premises: Is My School Promoting Self Care?

Alex Leininger | Posted 01.26.2016 | College
Alex Leininger

For both parents and college kids alike, there tools and programs to ensure that the first few years away from home are healthy ones.

Trading Places: Sleep Or Homework?

Polly Irungu | Posted 01.21.2016 | College
Polly Irungu

There is some kind of love-hate relationship between college students and sleep. There is a perception that staying awake to study, finishing that last page of the term paper, reviewing that cheat-sheet for a final one more time, is still a better option than going to bed early.

Is There A New, More Sleep-Friendly iPhone On The Way?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 01.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

We all need -- individually and collectively -- to think bigger, broader, and much more about darkness if we're going to effectively address the health threats of persistent and excessive light exposure. Light is medicine, and we need to understand and respect it.

Best Places to Nap at the University of Oregon

Polly Irungu | Posted 01.20.2016 | College
Polly Irungu

The University of Oregon Nap Map is a list of places on campus that students can use as a resource to get a power nap. All suggestions are from current students at University of Oregon - main campus.

The Truth About How to Become a Morning Person | Posted 01.27.2016 | Healthy Living

It's a lifestyle preference, many believe, but science says otherwise. Whether or not you can become a morning person has little to do with choice and a lot to do with your DNA, or more specifically, your chronotype.

5 Steps to Better Sleep

Estelle Williams | Posted 01.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Estelle Williams

It is in our best interests to maximize our ability to sleep if we want to maximize our quality of life. If you have come to accept a lack of sleep, tiredness, low energy and dark circles around your eyes as the norm, check out my tips below.

How Your Gut Bacteria Informs Your Sleep

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 01.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

What relationship exists between sleep and this microbial ecosystem within the human body? Emerging science demonstrates that there is a very real, dynamic connection between the microbiome and sleep itself.

Sleep and Pain at the Consumer Electronics Show

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn | Posted 01.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Sarasohn-Kahn

Half of our health status is bolstered through lifestyle and daily choices; only 20 percent of our individual health destinies are attributable to gen...

9 Science-Backed Steps To Have The Best Sleep Of Your Life -- Tonight

Moe Kittaneh | Posted 01.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Moe Kittaneh

Believe it or not, there are plenty of things you can do today that'll increase your odds of sleeping better tonight and waking up refreshed tomorrow. Here are nine simple, science-backed strategies to try.

Here's What Happened When I Slept For An Extra Hour Each Night

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.28.2016 | Science

This story is part of a 10-piece series for which HuffPost staffers agreed to experiment with improving their health and decreasing their stress on t...

The Alarm Clock Of The Future Will Wake You Up With A Scent

Live Science | Erin Schumaker | Posted 01.06.2016 | Healthy Living

LAS VEGAS — You might not think that your sense of smell could have anything to do with how much sleep you get, but several new devices aim to ...

These Are The Habits Of Highly Successful Sleepers

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 01.06.2016 | Healthy Living

Some people really know the value of a good night's rest. People who prioritize sleep not only wake up more alert and ready for their day, they're als...

10 Things Healthy People Do Before Bed

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 01.05.2016 | Healthy Living

Want better well-being? Try sleeping your way there. Healthy people know that logging Zs is a vital part of their wellness routine, so they prioritize...

#TeamNoSleep: When I Finally Stopped Thinking Not Sleeping Was Cool

Polly Irungu | Posted 01.12.2016 | College
Polly Irungu

Once I changed my sleeping pattern, I was able to be more productive throughout the day. I have never felt better; physically and mentally.

Napping: The Underestimated Health Tip

Polly Irungu | Posted 01.25.2016 | College
Polly Irungu

To promote healthy living, several places on campus have been designated for naps. The Nap Map lists places on campus that students can use for power nap. All suggestions are from current students at the University of Oregon - main campus in Eugene. Click on a nap spot to learn more.

What You Need to Know About the Connection Between Sleep and Pain

Rosie Osmun | Posted 01.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Rosie Osmun

Does pain keep you up at night? How do you handle your pain? Does your mattress play a role in your pain management?