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sleep

The power of a hearty nap

Study: Indulging in the occasional siesta might reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke.

Got insomnia? Watch your heart health

A lack of sleep is associated with higher risk of heart disease—but the link might have more to do with genetics.

Up early? You’re a rare bird

Researchers suspect about 1 in 300 people classify as extreme early birds—in bed by about 8 p.m., up by 4 a.m.

Allergies linked to heartburn meds

New research shows people who use antacid drugs are almost twice as likely to need allergy medications.

Yawn! Reset your child’s sleep routine

Explore 8 healthy sleep habits that'll help students rise and shine this year.

To reach old age, go new age

Meditation and other mainstays of holistic living lower stress, which can ward off disease and improve the likelihood of a long and healthy life.

Is your mattress malicious?

Your body heat might trigger the release of potentially harmful chemicals in your mattress.

The incredible power of Zzzs

A full night's sleep could lead to improved mood and better brain function, boosting creativity, accuracy and memory.

Sweet or tart, cherries are the bomb

A dietitian shares 6 surprising health reasons why you should eat this magical fruit.

Master the summer snack

Rather than heralding junk food and sodas, summertime should usher in fresh produce and healthy, on-the-go snacks.

Uncovering the sleep-stroke link

Hypertension, diabetes, cholesterol and smoking have long been seen as risk factors for stroke. A new report says it's time we add sleep disorders to the list.

Sound the asthma alarm

Summer draws nigh, bringing with it a host of troubles for those with asthma and allergies.

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