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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 Position Linked to Death Risk for Those With Epilepsy

    By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Jan. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Sleeping on your stomach may boost your risk of sudden death if you have epilepsy, new research suggests. Sudden, unexpected death in epilepsy occurs when an otherwise healthy person dies and “the autopsy shows no clear structural or toxicological cause of death,” said Dr. Daniel Friedman, [...]

  • Naps May Boost Your Baby’s Memory

    By Randy DotingaHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Jan. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Babies process and preserve memories during those many naps they take during the day, a new study suggests. “We discovered that sleeping shortly after learning helps infants to retain memories over extended periods of time,” said study author Sabine Seehagen, a child and adolescent psychology researcher [...]

  • Night Shift May Boost Black Women’s Diabetes Risk, Study Finds

    MONDAY, Jan. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) Night shift work significantly increases the risk of diabetes in black women, according to a new study. “In view of the high prevalence of shift work among workers in the U.S.A. — 35 percent among non-Hispanic blacks and 28 percent in non-Hispanic whites — an increased diabetes risk among [...]

  • Kids With Bedroom Smartphones Sleep Less: Study

    By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Jan. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) — A smartphone in a child’s bedroom may undermine good sleep habits even more than a TV, new research suggests. A study of more than 2,000 elementary and middle-school students found that having a smartphone or tablet in the bedroom was associated with less weekday sleep [...]

  • Why Your Tablet May Disrupt Your Sleep

    The light emitted by a tablet like an iPad can disrupt sleep if the device is used in the hours before bedtime, according to a new Harvard study.

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