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sleep

Lore of the snore

Age-old myths about sleep habits have led some to believe they can get by on just five hours of shut-eye each night.

When rest is best

You might feel like you want to sleep all the time during pregnancy. It's essential to know how and when to balance out your sleep life.

Become a master tracker

Calories aren’t the only thing you can count to maintain a healthy diet and lifestyle.

Rethink those sleepy Saturdays

If you've been sleep-starved all week, a weekend in bed isn't likely to restore your energy reserves. A consistent schedule can put you back on track.

Daytime fatigue? A nap could help

An afternoon rest has its distinct advantages—but watch out for the downsides.

Night owl? Check the family tree

Researchers identify dozens of new gene regions linked to insomnia, paving the way for possible therapeutic targets.

Wakeful nights, woeful days

Lack of sleep leads to stagnancy in brain regions that control dopamine, which invariably leads to dreary days of body aches.

Don’t sweat late-night eats

Study suggests there's no evidence to support the notion that high blood sugar can be prevented simply by not eating two hours prior to bedtime.

Fighting flu? Mind your heart

Decongestants and other medicines used to treat cold and flu symptoms can sometimes exacerbate high blood pressure or heart problems.

Banish those blues

Fitness, food, light therapy and socialization can help fend off the seasonal sadness that befalls many amid winter's dark and dreary months.

Are you losing it?

Make your weight-loss resolution shine with these 5 easy tips.

Stressful life, sleepless night

About a third of Americans are sleep-deprived as a result of political and economic anxieties.

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