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The Impact of Different Sleep Disorders [Infographic]

The Impact of Different Sleep Disorders [Infographic] When it comes to sleep, there’s a lot to learn, and scientists are still trying to figure out a lot of things.  One thing that makes it difficult is that there are so many reasons people can’t get a good night’s rest.  In the ninth of our 11…
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Sleep Disruption Among Biggest Downsides to Social Media

Frequent use of social media compromises teenagers’ mental health or well-being by increasing their exposure to bullying and reducing sleep and physical exercise, according to new British research. The study, which is the first with enough participants to make it representative of the whole of England and to follow teenagers’ social media use and mental…
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Start Prepping Now for Back-to-School Sleep

Many kids around the country are heading back to school this week, but for a large part of the U.S., summer break officially ends in the next week or two.  It’s not something the kids really want to talk about, but right now is the best time to start preparing their sleep schedules. It’s best…
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How Technology Affects Sleep [Infographic]

When it comes to sleep, there’s a lot to learn, and scientists are still trying to figure out a lot of things.  One relatively new barrier to sleep is technology.  In the eighth of our 11 weekly infographics (which, when tallied up, will feature 80 facts about sleep) we give you some information about the…
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Nicotine Worse than Alcohol or Caffeine for Sleep

A new study that reviewed the sleep habits of African-Americans found that using nicotine nightly is worse than having a nightcap or drink with dinner, or even having a caffeinated beverage at night. A study led by a researcher at Florida Atlantic University with collaborators from Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard T. H Chan School…
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1 in 300 Follow an Extreme Early Bird Sleep Pattern

A quirk of the body clock that lures some people to sleep at 8 p.m., enabling them to greet the new day as early as 4 a.m., may be significantly more common than previously believed.  But, it still only covers about 1 in 300 people. So-called advanced sleep phase means that the body’s clock, or…
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Success for Entrepreneurs Begins With Better Sleep

Jeff Bezos and Arianna Huffington came up with brilliant ideas that turned into companies that are now household names — Amazon and HuffPost. The secret ingredient for coming up with these ideas may be something we can all tap into — a good night’s sleep. According to a new study, sleep plays an especially important…
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Things to Avoid to Improve Your Sleep [Infographic]

When it comes to sleep, there’s a lot to learn, and scientists are still trying to figure out a lot of things.  One thing we do know is that there are certain things you should avoid if you want to sleep better.  In the seventh of our 11 weekly infographics (which, when tallied up, will…
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Five Tips to Help College Students Sleep Better

We’re mere weeks from move-in day for many college students in the U.S. Many questions are flying through the heads of the parents of rising freshmen. One of these questions may be, “Will they get enough sleep?” Life for a college student is obviously very different from life as a high schooler.  Parents exert significantly…
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Survey Finds Women Lose Up to Three Hours of Sleep Per Night Due to Their Partners

Women are losing out on as much as three hours sleep a night, and many say it is because of their partners. A study has found that half of British women say they feel constantly sleep deprived, while a third said that they had a broken night’s sleep every night.  This was compared to just…
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