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Smartphones Might Sabotage Your Sleep
Your smartphone may keep you up to date with your friends and the latest news, but it may also just keep you up at night, a new study found.
Sleep, Naps and Diabetes Risk
If a siesta is part of your everyday routine, there may be cause for concern.
Making Life Better for Chronic Sinus Infection Patients
Chronic sinus infections can lead to sleep problems and poor quality of life, but there may be some hope on the horizon.
Got Insomnia? Change the Way You Think
If insomnia is keeping you up at night, you may want to change how you think.
The ZZZs That Lead to Good Health
Sleep may make you feel better, but its importance may also go beyond just boosting mood or banishing under-eye circles.
Sedatives and Driving May Mean Danger Ahead
Some drivers may want to put on the brakes when it comes to taking sedatives.
Depressed and Exhausted: It Could Be Something More
A bad night's sleep can make you feel tired and unfocused during the day. If left untreated, that cycle may become more than just an inconvenience.
Check Your ZZZs Against New Recommendations
Like food, water and oxygen, sleep is something you just can’t do without — but are you getting enough?
What May Be Keeping Your Teen up at Night
For many teens, it's second nature to reach for the smartphone or tablet when they have a spare minute or two. Those spare minutes can add up, though, and may affect teens' sleep quality.
E-Readers May Impair Sleep
Love reading before bed? You may want to stick with an old-fashioned book and leave the e-reader on the charger.