Sleep

A young boy naps on a beach chair. (credit: Marco Garcia/Getty Images)

Study: Preschoolers Who Nap May Sleep Worse At Night

Young children that nap during the day may have a hard time sleeping at night, a new study finds.

02/18/2015

A student naps in a lecture hall. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Study Finds Teens Getting Less Sleep

Teenagers do not get enough sleep, a new study finds.

02/17/2015

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What Is The ‘Perfect’ Amount Of Sleep?

It’s the question we all want answered — What is the “perfect” amount of sleep? Researchers in Finland analyzed sleep data from nearly 4,000 men and women.

10/08/2014

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Doctor: Blue Light From Electronics Can Wreak Havoc On Children’s Sleep

The latest research shows that nighttime exposure to blue light – mainly from computers, smartphones, tablets and e-readers — is particularly harmful.

09/17/2014

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Pediatricians’ Rx For Schools: Later Start Times

Pediatricians have a new prescription for schools: later start times for teens.

08/28/2014

Lucid dreamers often plan to fly or have sex while they are dreaming, according to an online survey. (Rischgitz/Getty Images)

Study: People Dream Most Often About Flying And Having Sex

Lucid dreamers can consciously affect their actions while dreaming.

07/11/2014

Soldiers in the U.S. Army attend a suicide prevention class. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Study: Suicides More Likely To Occur After Midnight

According to a new study, suicides are more likely to happen after midnight.

06/02/2014

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How To Stay Healthy While Traveling

Whether it’s a business trip, vacation with family or a solo venture, there’s nothing much worse than feeling under the weather or having an upset stomach from unhealthy foods. Here are 10 tips to stay healthy while traveling.

03/18/2014

Children with untreated excessive daytime sleepiness were twice as likely to be struck or nearly hit by a car, even when looking both ways before crossing. (credit: Garry Hunter/Getty Images)

Study: Sleepy Kids More Likely To Get Hit By Cars

Children with untreated excessive daytime sleepiness were twice as likely to be struck or nearly hit by a car, even when looking both ways before crossing.

03/04/2014

Even a single nights sleep leads to an increase in molecular brain damage markers in men. (Getty Images)

Study: Lack Of Sleep Could Be Risk Factor For Brain Damage In Men

A Swedish study found evidence that certain molecules associated with damage to brain tissue increase after even a single night without sleep.

01/11/2014

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