Fewer SIDS deaths in U.S., but racial gaps remain

Sudden infant deaths are twice as common in certain populations.

May 19, 2017 0

Sleepless nights, unhealthy hearts?

Chronic wakefulness leaves its mark on the cardiovascular system.

April 11, 2017 0

Poor sleep in preschool years could mean behavior troubles later

Establishing regular bedtime early on may pay dividends in elementary school.

March 21, 2017 0

Your DNA may determine how you handle the time change

Researcher says genetics play a part in whether you're a night owl, which can make daylight saving a tough transition.

March 14, 2017 0

Kids mean less shuteye for mom, while dad slumbers on

Study finds big differences in how youngsters affect parents' sleep.

March 3, 2017 0

Eat your way to better sleep

What you eat—and don’t eat—before bed will play a big role in what happens when your head hits the pillow.

February 11, 2017 0

The psychology of sleep

Cognitive behavioral therapy can help patients shed the bad habits and anxious thoughts that make for sleepless nights.

January 22, 2017 0

Gut bacteria need ZZZs

Get too little sleep and it could alter the balance of your belly's bacteria.

December 18, 2016 0

Keep bad news from making you sick

World and national events are frightening and fear may impact your health more than you realize.

December 8, 2016 2

Drink up for better sleep

You'll get better ZZZs if you consume the right things—and avoid the wrong ones—before bedtime.

December 6, 2016 1

Sleep deprived? Don’t depend on caffeine

Although a cup of java might provide a boost, find out what your body really needs.

November 29, 2016 1

Aim for tech-free bedtime

Smartphones, tablets and other electronic gadgets can harm children's sleep, pediatricians say.

November 15, 2016 0