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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

  • A Tired Surgeon Still a Good Surgeon, Study Finds

    By Emily WillinghamHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Aug. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Don’t panic if your doctor worked into the wee hours of the night before he operates on you, new research suggests. The risk of death, hospital readmission or complications following surgery was no more likely if the surgeon pulled a midnight shift before a daytime operation, [...]

  • Most U.S. Schools Start Too Early for Kids to Get Enough Sleep: Study

    By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Aug. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Five out of six middle and high schools in the United States start the day too early, which keeps students from getting the sleep they need, a new government report finds. Middle and high schools should aim for a start time no earlier than 8:30 a.m. [...]

  • Better Sleep May Mean Less Chronic Pain

    FRIDAY, July 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Improving sleep quality might help ease pain among those with osteoarthritis, a new study suggests. That’s because disruptions in sleep are associated with changes in how the body processes and feels pain, the researchers said. More than half of all people with osteoarthritis have pain during the night. This may [...]

  • Talk Therapy May Help Ease Insomnia, Even With Other Health Woes

    FRIDAY, July 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Talk therapy may help treat insomnia in people with physical or mental health problems, a new study suggests. With cognitive behavioral therapy, people talk with a therapist to identify the negative thoughts and feelings that cause them problems, and to learn ways to solve their problems, according to the [...]

  • Naps May Boost Worker Productivity

    THURSDAY, July 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Taking a nap while on the job might help workers be more productive, new research suggests. A University of Michigan study found power naps or extended breaks during the day could ease frustration, help offset impulsive behavior and increase workplace safety. “Our results suggest that napping may be a beneficial intervention [...]

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