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Do You Believe These Sleep Myths? It Could Be Harming Your Health

Widespread assumptions about Zzzs could be seriously endangering your health, due to conditions like sleep apnea. Thankfully, a new study is busting common myths.

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‘Smart Pajamas’ Could Improve Your Sleep: Here’s How

If you’re one of the 70 million Americans who struggles to get a good night’s sleep, these new high-tech PJs could be the solution.

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How Sleep Affects Your Osteoporosis Risk

Did you know that a lack of quality sleep can harm your bone health? Here’s what you can do to combat the effects.

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Bright Lights, Bad Sleep: Light Pollution and Insomnia

The more exposure older adults had to artificial outdoor light at night — even from inside their homes — the worse their insomnia became.

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How to Catch Some Z's When Living With Gout

Studies show that people with gout have more flares in the nighttime than during the day — making it nearly impossible to sleep. So how do you push through the flare to get some Z’s?

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No More Cold and Clammy Night Sweats

Although night sweats isn’t a sleep disorder, they can still wreak havoc on your life — and sheets. There are a few culprits that could be eliminated so you sleep soundly — and dry.

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Friends Can Stop Insomnia From Turning Into Depression

Studies show that insomnia can double the risk of developing depression, but a good social support system can decrease that risk.

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Better Sleep May Help You Lose Weight

If you're struggling with obesity, improving your sleep could help reduce your sugar consumption and promote a healthy weight.

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Healthier Heart Challenge: Get Your Best Sleep

In week four of the challenge, we look at ways to eliminate bad habits that prevent you from getting your best sleep.

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How Important Is Sleep to Managing Bipolar Disorder?

Is there a relationship between the symptoms of bipolar disorder and your sleep patterns?