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5 steps to help you wind down and get to sleep faster
Lose the laptop: Abnormal bright light from computer screens late at night pushes sleep from your brain, says Dr Cistulli. “It causes your mind to start buzzing.” Dim to doze: Dim the lights in your house before you hit the sack and it will allow you ...

Business Insider

What happens when you sleep in your contacts
Business Insider
Irina Belinsky: Some contact lens brands say that it's okay to sleep in them, but as a general rule, it's really not. Contact lenses are safe, but they're safe if you take care of them appropriately, and part of good contact lens hygiene is not ...

Michigan Medicine (blog)

10 Tips to Help Your Teen Sleep Better
Michigan Medicine (blog)
“Teen sleep deprivation is a growing public health issue because most young adults simply aren't getting enough sleep,” says Ellen Selkie, M.D., an adolescent medicine physician at Mott. “We sometimes focus on sleep quality for young children but ...
More than half of parents of sleep-deprived teens blame electronicsScience Daily
Parents, take note: Using gadgets at nights leads to poor sleep pattern in childrenEconomic Times
Why don't teenagers get enough sleep?WDIV ClickOnDetroit
The Star Online -HealthDay -National Poll on Children's Health
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Science Magazine

Drug combo shows promise for treating sleep apnea
Science Magazine
During decades of lab experiments and dozens of clinical trials, scientists have searched in vain for drugs to defeat obstructive sleep apnea, the risky and increasingly prevalent condition in which a person's upper airway repeatedly collapses during ...

Fox News

London Fashion Week featured 'Chubby Cloud' for tired trendsetters to sleep on
Fox News
Over the weekend, London-based accessories designer Anya Hindmarch skipped the usual runway proceedings and instead filled the city's historic Banqueting House with an enormous beanbag lounging surface aimed at putting visitors to sleep.

Medical Daily

Sleep deprived people more likely to have car crashes
Science Daily
Experts recommend that adults should sleep for seven to nine hours a night, yet government surveys indicate that one in five U.S. adults sleeps for fewer than seven hours on any given night, and one in three report usually sleeping for fewer than seven ...
Fewer Than 7 Hours Sleep Could Raise Car Crash RiskMedical Daily

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Why Sleep Deprivation Is Worse for You--and Your Business--Than You Think
Sleep deprivation has a deleterious effect on almost every aspect of leadership, from charisma and management to decision-making and ethics, according to Christopher Barnes, a professor at the University of Washington's Foster School of Business.

How Many Calories Do You Burn While You Sleep?
When you think of how to burn calories, sleep doesn't often come to mind. But your body is still burning them, even when you're sleeping. Studies have shown that your brain uses 20% of your calorie intake per day, and it continues to do this even when ...


Sleep apnea, congenital heart disease may be deadly mix for hospitalized infants, UA study says
Researchers at the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson have found that hospitalized infants with congenital heart disease and central sleep apnea are four times more likely to die during their stay in the hospital than infants with ...
Sleep apnea, congenital heart disease may be deadly mix for hospitalized infantsMedical Xpress
Sleep Apnea Could Predict Mortality In Infants With Heart DiseaseKJZZ

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Harvard Crimson

Harvard Works to Combat Unhealthy Freshman Sleep Habits with Sleep 101 Module
Harvard Crimson
For the first time, Harvard College required incoming freshmen to complete an online training module prior to their arrival on campus about sleeping habits and their effects on other areas of life. Associate Dean of Students Lauren E. Brandt '01 and ...

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