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Sleeping Better

Why Teens Need To Start School Later

Dr. Gail Gross | Posted 06.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Gail Gross

What you may not realize is that your child is not lazy at all. In most cases your teen is just not getting enough sleep. Now, schools across America are recognizing this and starting to take action accordingly.

How To Turn Your Bedroom Into A Sleep Cave

Posted 08.02.2013 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Making just a few changes to your space will practically guarantee you'll sleep better in it. Add Some Color To Your White Nois...

The BIG Benefits Of Later High School Start Times

AP | BETH J. HARPAZ | Posted 08.01.2013 | Parents

NEW YORK -- Quinn Cooney of Mill Creek, Wash., is excited about starting high school in September, but she's not looking forward to waking up at 5:30 ...

Don't Dread Holiday Travel: Give Yourself The Gift Of Sleep

Russell Rosenberg, Ph.D | Posted 02.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Russell Rosenberg, Ph.D

Instead of seven swans a-swimming or eight maids a-milking, wouldn't you just be happy to have seven to eight hours of sleep a night while visiting family or friends this holiday season?

When Did You First ‘Get’ Sleep?

the LARK team | Posted 10.17.2011 | Healthy Living
the LARK team

The unfortunate irony is that we seem to finally "get" sleep -- that is, realize its importance -- when we aren't actually getting enough of it.

The Great Wake Up Program: Finding Your Motivation For A Good Night's Sleep

the LARK team | Posted 10.04.2011 | Healthy Living
the LARK team

Learning about sleep in the abstract is not enough. If we're going to invest the time and effort it takes to improve our sleep, then we need to know what's at stake: We need to make sleep personal.

How Your Mind Keeps Your Body From Falling Asleep

Tracey Marks, M.D. | Posted 08.23.2011 | Healthy Living
Tracey Marks, M.D.

Your body may be dead tired and ready to collapse, but your mind may be ready to go a few more rounds.

Sleep Challenge 2010: The Good, the Bad and the Coffee

Arianna Huffington | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Arianna Huffington

This is Day Four of our sleep challenge and I'm already seeing the benefits of getting more shuteye. The biggest hurdle: sticking to my new vow not to have a drop of coffee after noon.

Sleep Hygiene 101: How To Ensure A Better Night's Rest

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

Sleep is actually a combination of 2 systems, your sleep drive (like hunger) and a biological clock that tells you when to sleep. When both are working well together, you sleep best.

Sleep May Enhance Memory Of Motor Skills Learned Through Observation

Los Angeles Times | Jeannine Stein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Sleep is essential for memory, including learning motor skills after practicing them. But sleep--and when that sleep takes place--may also enhance mem...

Women 'Underestimate Their Sleep'

BBC NEWS | BBC News | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

A team found older women consistently estimate their sleep to be of shorter and poorer quality than their male peers - but in fact they sleep better....

Lack Of Sleep Increases The Risk Of Catching A Cold

nytimes.com | ANAHAD O'CONNOR | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Studies have demonstrated that poor sleep and susceptibility to colds go hand in hand, and scientists think it could be a reflection of the role sleep...

Bed Sharing 'Bad For Your Health'

BBC NEWS | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Couples should consider sleeping apart for the good of their health and relationship, say experts. Sleep specialist Dr Neil Stanley told the British ...