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sleep

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.

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.

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.

The secret to sweet slumber

Cracking the door or window in your bedroom can improve ventilation, which can lower the carbon dioxide level.

Spacing out? There’s a reason

When you starve your body of quality sleep, you're robbing brain cells of the ability to function properly.

Tech sabotages teens’ sleep

Avoid becoming a zombie by leaving smartphones outside the bedroom, and establishing limits of use.

When moms don’t sleep well, neither do their kids

Bad snoozing habits could take a toll on child development.

It’s time to kick Fido out—of bed, that is

Sharing sleeping space with your dog may disrupt your shut-eye.