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slumber

The incredible power of Zzzs

A full night's sleep could lead to improved mood and better brain function, boosting creativity, accuracy and memory.

Strategies for sweet dreams

Nightmares usually have easy explanations—and even simpler solutions.

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.

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.

The secret to sweet slumber

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

The psychology of sleep

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

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