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Breakthrough Sleep Apnea Treatment Could Help Millions

Sleep apnea, a condition that affects some 18 million Americans, may have finally met its match. According to the American Sleep Apnea Association, “people with untreated sleep apnea stop breathing repeatedly during their sleep, sometimes hundreds of times during the night and often for a minute or longer”(Sleep Apnea). Usually, the person suffering does not more »

Sleep Infographic

Are You Getting Enough Sleep? (Infographic)

As more and more details arise regarding the role sleep played in the recent NY train derailment, the importance of sleep has become even more apparent and significant in matters of public safety.  An average of 37% of people report to have fallen asleep while driving in the past year, and that’s not the only more »

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The Best and Worst Foods for Sleep

What are the best and worst foods for sleep, and what about them is either useful or hurtful?  Everyone knows that a glass of warm milk will help ease you back into a restful sleep.  I, for one, have never actually tried this trick (most likely due to my intense dislike of milk), but I’ve more »

Sleepless Children

Sleep Tips for Sleepless Kids

Having trouble getting your kids to stay asleep? I’m here to help.  Unfortunately I must admit that I was definitely one of those troublesome kids who refused to stay in bed at night.  Although this was quite a few years ago, I can still recall my insistence on wanting to stay awake and my parents’ more »

Women and Sleep Deprivation

Women and Sleep Deprivation

A recent study conducted by Duke University has concluded that sleep loss more negatively affects women than it does men.  While this belief is not new, Duke has finally been able to point to particular symptoms of sleep deprivation that affect women specifically.  According to news.com.au, sleep deprivation can put women at “a higher risk of heart more »

Woman and Snooze Button

Just Say No

We all know how to cheat the sleep system with that wonderful snooze button, but here’s a few reasons why you may want to reconsider hitting it tomorrow morning: I am a morning person.  I love to wake up early and get my day started.  I’m famous for being a chipper, productive, and even excited more »

Sleepy Garfield

Celebrate Garfield with Good Sleep

Okay, so it’s been 35 glorious years since Garfield was first published and as we all know, our favorite cat sure loves his naps.  While the benefits of a good night’s sleep are irreplaceable, taking the right kind of naps can be almost as helpful to your body and mind as getting that full 8 more »