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Scientists Reveal Secret To Boosting Your Metabolism During Sleep

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 08.07.2014 | Science

Scientists have long known that sleeping in a cool room can help you get a more peaceful snooze. But now new research suggests there's another big ben...

Catherine Pearson

New Study Calls Bed-Sharing 'Extremely Risky' For Babies

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 07.14.2014 | Parents

A new study analyzing the factors linked to sleep-related deaths suggests that bed-sharing is the greatest risk for babies ages 4 months and younger, ...

How To Use All 5 Of Your Senses To Promote Better Sleep

Posted 08.24.2012 | Healthy Living

You've heard it before: If you really want to sleep better, your bedroom needs to function as your sanctuary, a retreat from the stresses and pressure...

The Great Wake-Up Program: What Helps You Fall Asleep?

Ilene Kleinbaum | Posted 10.15.2011 | Healthy Living
Ilene Kleinbaum

I've really been trying to pay closer attention to my sleep habits since the start of this experiment, and I'm learning a lot about myself and what my body and mind require for a restful sleep.

Is Technology Stealing Your Sleep?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

How often do you use a smartphone or computer right before bed or even in bed? Do you think it may be impacting your quality of sleep or your ability to fall asleep?

Do You Ever See Darkness Anymore?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Many gadgets blink, flicker, and shine to the point they can light up a room at night. You could find yourself applying black tape to those tiny diode lights just to get a good night's sleep!