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Being a pessimist or an optimist may affect your sleep. Sep 19th, 2019

Being a pessimist or an optimist may affect your sleep

Is Your Sleep Cycle Out of Sync? It May Be Genetic Aug 12th, 2019

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/12/well/mind/is-your-sleep-cycle-out-of-sync-it-may-be-genetic.html

Insomnia Can Kill You Jul 1st, 2019

Chronic insomnia is linked to an increased risk of developing hypertension, Type 2 diabetes, heart attack, depression, anxiety and premature death.

Have trouble sleeping? ‘Blue light’ from devices may be to blame. There are some possible remedies. Jun 25th, 2019

Have trouble sleeping? ‘Blue light’ from devices may be to blame. This light doesn't necessarily appear blue to they eye; rather, it's part of any bright white light. Click here to read more...

Sleeping with lights on and weight gain in women linked in new study Jun 11th, 2019

Researchers found that sleeping with a TV or light on in the room was associated with gaining 11 lbs or more, a BMI increase of at least 10%, and a higher risk of being overweight or obese, compared with being exposed to no artificial light.

Is Summer Messing With Your Kids' Sleep Schedule? Jun 6th, 2019

https://www.parents.com/parents-magazine/parents-perspective/is-summer-messing-with-your-kids-sleep-schedule/

Preschoolers who watch TV before bed sleep 30 minutes less than those who don't. May 14th, 2019

Preschoolers who watch TV before bed sleep 30 minutes less than those who don't.

Wake up, people: You're fooling yourself about sleep, study says Apr 23rd, 2019

Wake up, people: You're fooling yourself about sleep, study says

Study: After Watching Disturbing Video, CPAP Usage Soars Apr 9th, 2019

Study: After Watching Disturbing Video, CPAP Usage Soars  

Nappuccinos To More Weekend Z's: Strategize To Catch Up On Lost Sleep Mar 24th, 2019

Nappuccinos To More Weekend Z's: Strategize To Catch Up On Lost Sleep

This sleep disorder puts people at 'very high risk' of Parkinson's Mar 7th, 2019

http://www.weny.com/story/40090165/a-certain-sleeping-disorder-may-be-putting-people-at-very-high-risk-of-parkinsons

Sleep helps to repair damaged DNA in neurons, scientists find. Mar 7th, 2019

https://www.theguardian.com/science/2019/mar/05/sleep-helps-to-repair-damaged-dna-in-neurons-scientists-find    

A Guide To Sleep Apnea Feb 27th, 2019

https://www.nytimes.com/guides/well/sleep-apnea-guide?action=click&module=Discovery&pgtype=Homepage&redirect=true  

Ask the Expert: Should I Take Away My Teen’s Cell Phone at Night? Feb 22nd, 2019

https://yourteenmag.com/technology/parents-take-away-cell-phones-at-night?fbclid=IwAR2MAzrEvTiOI4rJtNOZ4GRA8_BEJTR7NcUoigLGwN5C8K5KjoSbSo67nAs    

Sleep apnea may stop you from forming life memories Feb 6th, 2019

Sleep Apnea May Stop You From Forming New Life Memories. New research suggests that obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may impair a person's ability to form meaningful memories about their personal life. Such dysfunction may, in turn, be a sign of depression, caution the researchers. 

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia: The first line treatment for chronic insomnia Feb 1st, 2019

Experts say that most patients who undergo 4-8 sessions of cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia experience a significant reduction in their symptoms.

Rock-a-Bye Grownup? Adults could rock themselves to better sleep and memory, study says Jan 24th, 2019

Rocking participants also spent more time in still, dreamless (non-rapid eye movement) sleep.

If you get less than 6 hours of sleep nightly, you may be putting your heart at risk Jan 13th, 2019

Sleep is essential for a healthy heart. If you get less than 6 hours of sleep nightly, you may be putting your heart at risk. Click here to read more about a recent study that indicates that people who don't get enough sleep are more likely to develop heart disease than...