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sleep

The danger of a sleepless night

Lack of sleep may prevent the brain from purging tau protein, which forms lingering tangles linked to Alzheimer's.

3 tips to sleep soundly

If you're scrolling social media or on-demand videos at bedtime, you're already doing it wrong.

Behold, the sleepless society

Smartphones and technology have given rise to a generation plagued by sleepless nights.

Sleep deprived? Don’t depend on caffeine

Although a cup of java might provide a boost, follow these 6 tips to re-energize.

9 in 10 lose sleep to binges

Television, video games and endless other distractions are stealing away our slumber.

Deep sleep—cleansing for the brain

A good, long snooze allows your brain to purge waste products such as beta-amyloid, a protein associated with dementia.

1 in 3 kids are sleep-deprived

Children ages 6 to 12 should be getting at least nine hours of sleep each night—but 12 would be better.

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.

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