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If you have difficulty falling or staying asleep, it can affect all aspects of daily life. Here's what everyone looking for some quality shut-eye needs to know.

Sleep Journey

Yes, You Can Have a Better Night's Sleep

Sleep disorders such as snoring, insomnia, and restless legs syndrome can be treated with sleeping pills, natural supplements, and even meditation techniques.

Sleep News

  • Sleep Apnea May Be Linked to Poor Bone Health

    People with sleep apnea, a common sleep disorder, may be at increased risk for the bone-thinning disease osteoporosis, especially women and older people, a new study suggests.

  • Chimps Prefer Firm ‘Mattress’

    WEDNESDAY, April 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Like many people, chimpanzees are picky about their beds, a new study finds. Specifically, these primate cousins prefer firm and stable types of wood to build beds or nests in trees, according to the study published April 16 in the journal PLoS One. “Chimpanzees, like humans, are highly selective when [...]

  • Crankier Babies May Get More TV Time

    By Randy DotingaHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, April 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Fussy and demanding babies are likely to spend slightly more time plopped in front of a TV or computer screen when they’re toddlers than are “easier” babies, new research finds. It’s not clear just what this finding means. Parents could be trying to get a [...]

  • Naps Enhance Learning for Young Children, Study Says

    WEDNESDAY, April 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Naps play a crucial role in helping infants and preschoolers remember things they’ve just learned, according to new research. Investigators examined young children’s ability to recognize instances that are similar, but not identical, to something they’ve recently learned and apply it to a new situation, a skill called generalization. In [...]

  • Insomnia May Raise Stroke Risk, Especially for Younger Adults

    People plagued with insomnia might have an increased risk of stroke, particularly if they are young adults, a new, large study from Taiwan suggests.

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