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Ask Happy Dan: Pillow for a Bad Neck

When you have questions about pillows and other bedding, Happy Dan the Pillow Man is your guy!  He’s happy because he always gets a good night’s sleep.  Happy Dan is the alter ego of Dan Schecter, Senior Vice President at Carpenter Co., and the creator of SleepBetter.org.  He’s spent 30 years learning about pillows and…
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Sleep Advice for Super Bowl Monday

The hype for the big game is rolling at full speed now, as we barrel toward a match-up between Atlanta and New England. We hope the involved NFL players are getting their sleep this week, but the problem for the rest of us will be making sure our Super Bowl Monday isn’t a complete loss…
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How Groundhog Day Can Help Improve Sleep

In the 1993 comedy movie “Groundhog Day,” a self-centered weatherman played by funnyman Bill Murray re-lives the same day over and over, with amusing and occasionally poignant results. Murray’s character spent day after day trying to break the cycle, but we here at SleepBetter would like to point out that doing the same thing day…
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Ask the ASA: Changing Sleep Positions

Welcome to Ask the ASA, a regular feature that allows our visitors to ask questions and receive answers from the American Sleep Association!  Use our contact form to send in your questions (or send them to us via Facebook or Twitter), and we’ll select the best ones to receive answers from the ASA. This time around, Dr….
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Ask Happy Dan: Pillow for Side and Back Sleeper

When you have questions about pillows and other bedding, Happy Dan the Pillow Man is your guy!  He’s happy because he always gets a good night’s sleep.  Happy Dan is the alter ego of Dan Schecter, Senior Vice President at Carpenter Co., and the creator of SleepBetter.org.  He’s spent 30 years learning about pillows and…
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40+ Sleep Tips for Those Who are 50+

Sleeping definitely gets more difficult as you get older.  With that in mind, a new report has loads of sleep tips designed specifically for those who are older than 50. The report is authored by the Global Council on Brain Health, a group convened by the AARP, and looks at the link between brain health and…
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The Dangers of Sleeping in the Cold

A large portion of the country is living in a deep freeze right now, with temperatures staying well below freezing for days on end.  Between heavy snow and wind, power outages are assured.  How can you sleep at night in a cold house, and what are the dangers?  Here are some tips from SleepBetter: Be…
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Your Most Important New Year’s Resolution: Sleep

Are you thinking about your New Year’s Resolution?  If you’re like most people, it’s some version of one of the following: Be a nicer person Lose weight Get ahead at work/find a job Did you know that you could be more successful in actually living up to each of those resolutions by getting a good…
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5 New Year’s Sleep Resolutions for 2017

We’re at that the time of year when a lot of people take stock of themselves and try to figure out what they can improve.  One thing that most people could work on is the amount of sleep they get each night.  Research has shown that getting the right amount of shut-eye can improve your…
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How to Survive New Year’s Sleep Deprivation

Some people refer to New Year’s as a “one minute holiday” because the entire celebration is focused on that countdown to midnight.  That may be true in many ways, but to get to that countdown requires staying up later than usual for many people.  That can make January 1 a very tiring day.  While the…
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