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Don't Wake the Baby
What sleep does for the brain varies with age. In young kids, it promotes brain development; in adults, it's a cleaning and repair service.
Late Night Risks for Type 2 Diabetics
Night owls not only tend to eat more, they move less -- a very bad combination for people with diabetes or prediabetes.
Sleep Helps the Heart
A lack of sleep stimulates inflammation and stiffens your arteries. There are ways to get more Z's.
Time for a Change
With schools closed, many teens have been able to wake up later. That's a difference worth carrying forward into the next academic year.
Obesity Builds a Sluggish Brain
Being overweight or obese is bad for your health; there's no news there. But what it does to your brain may surprise you.
Soothing Cry Babies
Letting a fussy child "cry it out" at bedtime not only seems to work, it may actually help.
Teens Don't Feel So Good
Researchers surveyed 21,000 high schoolers about how they felt. This is what they learned.
Daylight Savings Time, An Accident Waiting to Happen
Daylight Savings Time begins soon. Accidents occur when clocks are set ahead. Help your body adjust to the change.
Sleep Now to Prevent Alzheimers Later
Young adults don't usually think about Alzheimer's, but sleep deprivation, even in young adulthood, can set the stage for the disease.
Restricted Eatings' Big Results
Limiting the number of hours during which you eat, not how much you eat, can have a profound effect on your metabolism and weight.
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