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  • How to set healthy sleep habits for back-to-school success

    WASHINGTON — Sleep is crucial for kids, and the time to start to adjust bedtimes for the new school year is well before classes start. “The key is moving the wake-up time slightly earlier — by…

  • Specialist sheds light on struggle of insomnia

    WASHINGTON — Everyone loses sleep from time to time, but if it happens on a regular basis, and you feel the effects during the day, you’re suffering from insomnia. No one knows exactly how many…

  • Lack of Sleep May Impair Facial Expression Judgment

    (BERKELEY, Calif.) — Everyone knows lack of sleep can make impair any number of things, including judgment.  Now a new study seems to show that includes how to judge the facial expressions of others. Researchers…

  • You may be getting more sleep than you think

    WASHINGTON — People with insomnia might be getting more sleep than they realize. Studies suggest insomniacs’ perception of wakefulness might be skewed because their brains are very active. Sleep researchers tell The Wall Street Journal…

  • How to Fall Asleep — and Stay Asleep — the Natural Way

    Nearly half of all Americans suffer from occasional sleeplessness, and a staggering 15 percent have chronic, unremitting insomnia. We live in a culture where resorting to medication tends to be the first-line treatment. Most people…

  • Too Little Sleep May Lead to Alzheimer’s

    (TORONTO) — Here’s something to help you sleep at night, researchers say too little sleep may lead to Alzheimer’s. In a new study, Canadian researchers believe they have come up with evidence revealing how not…

  • Those who sleep less, make more, study finds

    WASHINGTON — The secret to making money has finally been revealed, and anyone can do it. Just sleep less and work more. Citing the American Time Use Survey, The New York Times reports people who make…

  • Those with mood disorders, insomnia more prone to nightmares

    WASHINGTON — It’s hard to get a good night’s sleep and wake up refreshed when you’re plagued by nightmares. But don’t blame what you ate last night for those bad dreams: The answer may lie…

  • Topical sleep spray could help insomnia

    WASHINGTON — Battling to get to sleep, or stay asleep, can be frustrating, tiring, and harmful to your health. The developers of a new product, Sprayable Sleep, say the world’s first topical sleep spray will…

  • Helping kids cope with Daylight Saving Time shift

    WASHINGTON — The shift to Daylight Saving Time can be tough for kids with sleep issues. “Sleep is incredibly important for children,” says Dr. Neal Maru, a sleep specialist with Integrated Neurology Services in Northern…

  • During ‘spring forward,’ some people’s sleep routine lags

    WASHINGTON — It may be a little hard to believe with all the snow outside, but it’s almost time to “spring forward.” Daylight Saving Time starts at 2 a.m. Sunday, and while most people handle the…

  • Pets may contribute to insomnia

    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…

  • Montgomery Co. votes to change bell times

    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…

  • Foundation releases new sleep recommendations

    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…

  • Want to stay healthy, wealthy and wise? Get more than six hours of sleep

    A new study says that people who get less than seven hours of sleep on average are hurting their health and productivity.