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sleep

When bad news makes you sick

World and national events are frightening and fear may impact your health more than you realize.

Fewer SIDS deaths in U.S., but racial gaps remain

Sudden infant deaths are twice as common in certain populations.

Sleepless nights, unhealthy hearts?

Chronic wakefulness leaves its mark on the cardiovascular system.

Poor sleep in preschool years could mean behavior troubles later

Establishing regular bedtime early on may pay dividends in elementary school.

Your DNA may determine how you handle the time change

Researcher says genetics play a part in whether you're a night owl, which can make daylight saving a tough transition.

Kids mean less shuteye for mom, while dad slumbers on

Study finds big differences in how youngsters affect parents' sleep.

Eat your way to better sleep

What you eat—and don’t eat—before bed will play a big role in what happens when your head hits the pillow.

The psychology of sleep

Cognitive behavioral therapy can help patients shed the bad habits and anxious thoughts that make for sleepless nights.

Gut bacteria need ZZZs

Get too little sleep and it could alter the balance of your belly's bacteria.

Drink up for better sleep

You'll get better ZZZs if you consume the right things—and avoid the wrong ones—before bedtime.

Aim for tech-free bedtime

Smartphones, tablets and other electronic gadgets can harm children's sleep, pediatricians say.

Tidy home, healthy lungs

An environment with fewer pollutants will help keep childhood asthma in check—and reduce the need for medication.

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