2013 brought scientific breakthroughs that deepened our understanding of the very nature of sleep, as well as important new information about Americans' sleep habits and the tools they use to help them sleep better.
This study is the latest in a growing body of research that points to the sleep-related health risks that women may face. We've seen other evidence that suggests women are at higher risk than men for cardiovascular problems associated with poor sleep.
Far too often, we see sleep as an enemy, robbing us of time that could be spent getting things done. Truth is, getting a decent night's sleep not only makes you more productive -- for women, it can be a step toward a longer, healthier life.
There's a lot of evidence that suggests media exposure can be detrimental to children and the quality of their sleep. This study provides some important details about how when, what, where and who is watching matters.