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For Teens, More Screen Time = Less Sleep Time
Texting, using social media, and other screen pursuits late at night make it harder for teens to get to sleep. Parents need a plan.
Loss of Sleep Increases Insulin Resistance
Minor reductions in sleep increased insulin resistance in otherwise healthy women. They had an even bigger effect on postmenopausal women.
Should Parents Give Kids Melatonin Supplements?
Parents are giving their kids melatonin gummies to help them sleep. But these unregulated supplements won't fix underlying sleep issues.
Hitting the snooze button can help you face the day when you finally get out of bed. But consider why you need an alarm in the first place.
Less Screen Time Equals More Sleep Time
Parents take note: When day students' sleep schedules were compared to those of boarding students, the benefits of "lights out" were clear.
Go Ahead, Take a Nap
Short, 20-minute naps are good for you. Memory, mood and brain volume were all better in those who napped regularly. Start a napping habit.
Pets and Disturbed Sleep
Furry friends entertain us, keep us active, and improve our moods. They also disrupt our sleep. You need seven hours. Here's how to get it.
Shut-Eye and Dementia
It was a finding that surprised even researchers -- not every kind of senior sleep difficulty predicted dementia. Only one issue did.
Job Stress and Sleep
Is your job keeping you up at night? It might be about stress at work, but it could also be about not being challenged enough. Some tips.
The Mental Benefits of Being an Early Riser
Early birds are smart. They do better on tests of memory, reasoning and verbal ability than night owls. You can improve your sleep cycle.
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