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sleep

For a healthier heart, aim for 6 to 8 hours of sleep

Prolonged nightly sleep deprivation or excessive sleeping should be avoided to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Haywire body clocks tied to mood disorders?

New findings extend our understanding of the body's complex genetic architecture and how it relates to hormones, neuroticism, depression and bipolar disorder.

Sleep deprivation may play role in loneliness

We humans are a social species. Yet going without solid sleep can turn us into social lepers.

Dim the lights to help your child fall asleep

Evening light exposure, with its melatonin-suppressing effect, may increase the likelihood of sleep disturbances in children.

Yawn! Reset your child’s sleep routine

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

The bad news: Sleepless nights haunt 1 in 4 Americans

The good news: Most who suffer a bout of acute, new-onset insomnia will recover and go on to gain restful slumber.

Patient Story

‘A brand new kid’

Sleep apnea treatment transforms a struggling student into an 'A' student.

Master the summer snack

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

Sleep-deprived kids at risk

Study: Getting less sleep may equate to a 58 percent increased chance of becoming overweight or obese.

Coffee: A natural disease fighter?

Enjoying a cup (or eight) of Joe per day may lower risks of Parkinson's disease, diabetes, multiple sclerosis and certain cancers.

Cozy up to the fire—carefully

A warm fireplace is a welcome invitation to friends and family amid a blustery winter, but you should never lose sight of safety.

Escape without the weight

You do all that work to get trim and feel good for your vacation—don't throw it away by overindulging.