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Risk Factors

How Sleep May Be Affected by Climate Change

A warming global climate could have a negative impact on your sleep, according to a new study.

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Risk Factors

Risk Factors for Age-Related Sleep Deprivation

How does sleep change as we get older, and what can we do to prevent our sleep from getting worse?

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Work

Revealed: America’s Most Sleep Challenged Jobs

A study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention identified the careers associated with the highest rates of short sleep duration. Is your job on the list?

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Family Health History

Your Genes May Influence Insomnia Risk

A new study identified the risk genes for insomnia and genetic similarities between insomnia and other health traits.

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Products You Can Buy Today to Improve Your Sleep Tonight

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when looking for a new mattress or bedding. Here are some tips to help you choose.

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Alternative Treatment

10 Mistakes Insomnia Sufferers Regularly Make

The very things that many insomniacs do to improve their sleep can actually harm their sleep.

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Alternative Treatment

Could Electrifying Your Brain Cure Your Insomnia?

Sending electrical currents through the brain can affect sleep — but can they cure insomnia?

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Relationships

How What Happens in the Bedroom Influences Sleep

Make sure you use the bedroom for two things only

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Risk Factors

Naps Help Babies Learn and Remember New Words

Sleep is essential at all stages of life, but it’s absolutely critical for childhood learning.

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Lifestyle

How Sleep Affects Your Performance as an Athlete

Sleep has a strong influence on our overall health — but did you know that insufficient sleep can also have a negative impact on athletic performance?