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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 News

  • Sleep Disorders 6 Times Higher Among Veterans

    WEDNESDAY, July 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Sleep disorders are six times more likely among American military veterans than in the general population, a new study finds. And veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) seem to have the highest rates, the researchers said. The research involved more than 9.7 million veterans treated by the Veterans Health [...][...]

  • 6 Things You Can Do to Avoid Jet Lag

    People crossing time zones may assume jet lag is something they have to endure—like airport delays and lost luggage. But there are several ways travelers can prepare for and minimize jet lag’s troubling effects, a sleep specialist says. [...]

  • Early Bedtime for Preschoolers, Healthier Weight Later?

    THURSDAY, July 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Sending preschoolers off to bed early may bring them an unexpected benefit: less chance of obesity when they are teens. So suggests research that compared preschoolers who went to bed at 8 p.m. with same-age kids who had later bedtimes. A team at the Ohio State University College [...][...]

  • Dodge the Jet Lag, Enjoy Your Trip

    WEDNESDAY, July 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) — People crossing time zones may assume jet lag is something they have to endure — like airport delays and lost luggage. But there are several ways travelers can prepare for and minimize jet lag’s troubling effects, a sleep specialist says. First, flying from west to east, such as from [...][...]

  • Medical Marijuana May Reduce the Need for Other Rx Meds, Study Says

    People are actually using medical marijuana as a treatment for health problems, not simply as an excuse to get high, a new study suggests.