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Could a Bad Night's Sleep Make You Eat More Fatty Food? February 26, 2015

Study suggests it might, raising the risk for potential weight gain

Long Sleep Time, Higher Stroke Risk? February 25, 2015

More than 8 hours a night linked to greater odds in study, but cause-and-effect not proved

Health Tip: Talking in Your Sleep February 23, 2015

Here are some potential triggers

Small Study Links Lack of Sleep to Type 2 Diabetes Risk February 19, 2015

Experts say shortchanging nightly snooze affects hormone that controls blood sugar levels

Preschoolers May Not Need Naps, Review Reports February 18, 2015

Enforcing naps after children naturally outgrow them leads to less sleep overall

Sleep Group Updates Shuteye Guidelines February 17, 2015

Biggest changes for babies and seniors

Parents Split on Later School Start Time for Teens February 16, 2015

Many were concerned about logistics, impact on after-school activities, survey finds

'Mindfulness' May Help Ease Sleep Problems for Seniors February 16, 2015

Small study found meditation improved sleep scores more than lessons on sleep habits

U.S. Teens Getting Less Sleep Than Ever February 16, 2015

Researchers find more adolescents today are short on shut-eye than in the 1990s

Sleepiness in Your Teen May Signal 'Weed' Use February 13, 2015

Ten percent of those tested for narcolepsy also had marijuana in their system, researchers found

Health Tip: Sleep More Comfortably With a CPAP Mask February 12, 2015

Steps you can try

Naps May Improve Your Health February 10, 2015

Study finds an afternoon snooze might undo hormonal damage from lost sleep at night

Electronic Devices May Disrupt Teen Sleep, Study Reports February 03, 2015

Kids using computers and phones take longer to drift off at night

Early Birds May Catch the Worm, but Night Owls May Snatch the Win January 29, 2015

Athletes who are late risers perform better in the evening, study suggests

Good Sleep Habits, Enforced Rules Help Kids Sleep: Study January 29, 2015

Regular bedtime, plus limits on caffeine and electronics in the bedroom, all key

Good Sleep in Middle Age May Pay Benefits Later January 27, 2015

Better functioning reported decades afterward in study

Insomnia Linked to High Blood Pressure in Study January 26, 2015

But finding doesn't prove cause-and-effect relationship

Reducing Work-Family Conflict May Improve Sleep January 26, 2015

When managers and employees got more support in workplace, everyone got more rest, study says

Morphine After Tonsillectomy Tied to Breathing Problems in Study January 26, 2015

Motrin, Advil a safe option for children, researchers say

Health Tip: Getting a Good Day's Sleep January 26, 2015

When you work the night shift

Sleep Position Linked to Death Risk for Those With Epilepsy January 21, 2015

Researchers see similarities with sudden infant death syndrome

Health Tip: When Obesity Affects Sleep January 19, 2015

Suggestions for losing weight and sleeping better

Asthma Tied to Higher Risk of Sleep Apnea January 13, 2015

The longer a person had asthma, the more likely they developed the breathing disorder, study found

Naps May Boost Your Baby's Memory January 12, 2015

Study found infants recalled tasks better if they slept within four hours of learning

Night Shift May Boost Black Women's Diabetes Risk, Study Finds January 12, 2015

Odds are highest for younger women and those doing shift work for many years

Kids With Bedroom Smartphones Sleep Less: Study January 05, 2015

Experts recommend limiting use of small screen devices

Health Tip: If Snoring Keeps You up at Night December 30, 2014

Losing excess weight may help

Health Tip: When Children Wake at Night December 17, 2014

Separation anxiety is a frequent cause

Work Steals Valuable Sleep Time, Study Finds December 16, 2014

Flexible start times, less late-night TV would help solve America's problem, experts say

Alcohol Before Bedtime Won't Help Your Sleep, Study Finds December 15, 2014

Researchers advise against using booze to help get shut-eye

Gout Attacks More Common at Night: Study December 11, 2014

Dehydration, lower body temp, or hormonal shifts may be to blame, expert says

Almost All U.S. Teens Are Sleep Deprived, Study Finds December 11, 2014

Too-early school start times are one big factor, experts say

For Young Kids, Too Little Sleep Linked to Later Obesity December 11, 2014

Sleep issues, such as sleep apnea, also associated with excess weight, study finds

Sleep Apnea May Raise Risk for Dementia December 10, 2014

Study suggests low oxygen levels, less time in deep shut-eye may contribute to brain changes

Full Bladder May Get a Third of Women Over 40 Up at Night December 09, 2014

Known as nocturia, condition can be benign or linked to more serious health issue, researchers note

Sleep Apnea May Lower Your Aerobic Fitness December 03, 2014

People with the sleep disorder take in less oxygen during exercise, small study finds

How Well You Sleep May Depend on Your Genes, Study Suggests December 03, 2014

Scientists pinpoint area of DNA, but difference is only few minutes each night

Babies Still Sleeping With Soft Bedding Despite SIDS Risk: CDC December 01, 2014

Over half have items in crib that may up odds of sudden infant death syndrome

Teens Given Anxiety, Sleep Meds May Be at Risk for Drug Abuse November 25, 2014

Study finds illicit drug use more likely after their prescribed medications run out

Working Night Shift Slows Metabolism, Study Suggests November 18, 2014

Finding means fewer calories burned, and may explain why shift workers tend to gain weight, researcher says

Sleep Apnea Linked to Kidney Disease Progression in Diabetics November 14, 2014

Screening for sleep disorder could spot those at risk for more rapid loss of renal function, researchers say

Undiagnosed Sleep Problems May Be Common Among Firefighters November 13, 2014

These disorders linked to risk for car accidents and poor health, study suggests

Health Tip: Easing Your Child's Bedtime Fears November 12, 2014

Offer reassurance, but don't offer your bed

Health Tip: Keep Your Bedroom Pleasing November 11, 2014

Make the atmosphere conducive for sleep

Study Builds Case for Later High School Starting Time November 07, 2014

Researchers followed kids, teens as they grew up and found sleeping patterns shifted, shrunk

Long-Term Shift Work May Drain the Brain, Study Reports November 04, 2014

Rotating shifts for more than 10 years seemed to have the biggest impact, researchers say

Make the Most of This Weekend's Time Change November 02, 2014

Sleep expert offers tips on how to adjust as clocks fall back an hour on Sunday

Sleep Apnea May Steal Some of Your Memory: Study October 31, 2014

Remembering everyday things was harder for those whose slumber was disrupted during dreaming cycle

Eczema Tied to Bone Fracture Risk in Study October 30, 2014

Risk was small; distractions caused by itch and sleep problems are possible factors, experts say

Sleep Woes Common Among Troubled Young Children, Study Says October 28, 2014

Researchers link psychiatric issues to 'behavioral insomnias of childhood'

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