WASHINGTON — How long would you keep a parrot that starts squawking every morning at 6? Yes, a parrot was one cause of insomnia doctors identified for a patient seeking help at the Mayo Clinic…
WASHINGTON — The Montgomery County Public Schools board has voted to change school bell times. Beginning in August of 2015, high school students will start class at 7:45 a.m., middle school will be delayed 20…
WASHINGTON — Are you bleary eyed as you reach for another cup of coffee? Chances are, you didn’t get enough shuteye. The non-profit National Sleep Foundation is out with a new set of recommendations for…
A new study says that people who get less than seven hours of sleep on average are hurting their health and productivity.
There is more evidence that not getting enough sleep can cost financially. For those seeking a bigger salary and more success, it seems an ample amount of sleep is the key.
\”Sleep drunkenness\” affects 1 in 7 people, many of them sufferers
of mental illness who take medication, a new study shows.
On a night in the nation\’s capital and surrounding neighborhoods, D.C.area residents prepare to sleep after a long day. However, a full night\’s rest isn\’t really in store for them.
Research for the first time — found a neurological reason for the loss of sleep in older people.
For many people with sleep problems, this may be the toughest time of the year.
Elementary school-aged children should get at least 10 hours of sleep per night. Toddlers need even more.
A sleep expert is pointing to the dangers that can come from drowsy driving after a crash involving a sleep-deprived truck
driver led to the death of one comedian and injured others, including actor
Fairfax County Public Schools officials were at South Lakes High School Tuesday to discuss with the community plans for changing high school start times.
Gov. Martin O\’Malley will sign legislation that directs the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to make recommendations on whether public schools should start at 8 a.m. or later.
Parents will have two months to debate four school start time proposals.
Students at Fairfax County Public Schools may be able to sleep a
little longer if the school board approves proposals that would push back the
school start time.