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sleep

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.

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.

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