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Sleep Better in the Heat

How to beat the summer heat and sleep better.

With the Memorial Day weekend now past us, the summer is unofficially underway, and in many parts of the U.S., it’s really starting to feel like it.  The situation has been made worse by a spate of severe weather in the middle of the country, knocking out power and comforting air conditioning.  Sleeping while sweating…
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Colleges Making it Easier for Students to Sleep

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We’ve written many articles on SleepBetter about the relationship between sleep and learning.  Now, it appears universities are starting to take sleep deprived students seriously. Two schools in England, Manchester University and the University of East Anglia, are the latest to install special areas for students to use solely for napping.  Manchester has added futuristic…
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New Study: Children Sleep Better With Routines

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A new study is reinforcing the idea that a bedtime routine is the best way to get your child to sleep better. The huge multinational study, conducted by St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, involved around 10,000 mothers in 14 different countries. The researchers found out that mothers who implemented bedtime routines reported their children had fewer behavioral problems during the…
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Ask SleepBetter: CPAP Weight Gain

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Have you wondered about something related to sleep, but just can’t find the answer?  Lots of people do, and that’s why we created Ask SleepBetter.  You can ask your own question on the SleepBetter Facebook Page, or by using our Ask SleepBetter contact form.  We will try to answer as many questions as possible, but we are not…
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Banish Smartphones and Sleep Apps from the Bedroom

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Every day it seems there’s a new app available for smartphones that promises to give you all of the information you need on your sleep patterns, making you more educated and able to sleep better.  It sounds good in theory, but in the end you’re better off without those apps. This isn’t a case of…
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The Perfect Mother’s Day Gift Idea: A Good Night’s Sleep

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It’s less than a week until Mother’s Day.  Are you set for a gift for your mother or, just as important, the mother of your children?  What about giving her sleep? While it’s wonderful to give an outing with the family, beautiful gifts and, of course, flowers, one thing that mothers (particularly those with younger…
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Ask SleepBetter: Catching Up On Sleep

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Have you wondered about something related to sleep, but just can’t find the answer?  Lots of people do, and that’s why we created Ask SleepBetter.  You can ask your own question on the SleepBetter Facebook Page, or by using our Ask SleepBetter contact form.  We will try to answer as many questions as possible, but we are not…
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Sleep Your Way to Better Exam Grades

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As the school year winds to a close for college students around the country, they still have one more thing to worry about — final exams.  Sleep is critical to learning and memory, and whether you’re getting ready for a big test at school or a big presentation at work, sleep should be an integral part…
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Sleep Myth Monday: Are Sleep Aids Bad or Good?

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This is the latest installment of a regular feature here at SleepBetter.org: Sleep Myth Monday, where we bust sleep myths wide open, or verify that they’re actually not myths at all. Myth or Truth: Sleep aids are bad for you and should never be used. MYTH We prefer that no one uses drugs to help…
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Ask SleepBetter: Sleeping with the TV

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Have you wondered about something related to sleep, but just can’t find the answer?  Lots of people do, and that’s why we created Ask SleepBetter.  You can ask your own question on the SleepBetter Facebook Page, or by using our Ask SleepBetter contact form.  We will try to answer as many questions as possible, but we are not…
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