Hey, sleepyheads. What you believe about sleep may be nothing but a pipe dream. Many of us have notions about sleep that have little basis in fact and may even be harmful to our health, according to a new study.
The “spring forward” time change happens Sunday, March 10, and a sleep expert says it’ll be easier for kids to “lose” an hour of sleep on Monday morning if parents start preparing them now.
Apps are out there that do everything from having Matthew McConaughey read you a bedtime story, to monitor your snoring. Here are five apps to try for a better night’s sleep.
People often sleep less during the week, thinking that they’ll be able to make up for it by sleeping extra on the weekend — but a new study suggests otherwise.
Raise your hand if you try to repair your exhausted body by sleeping in on weekends. A new study says that habit may not be such a good idea for your waistline — or your health.
Helping your body fight colds and flu by bolstering its immune system might be as easy as getting enough good sleep.
In a new study, researchers found that with later start times, students were not only getting an extra half-hour of sleep, their grades had improved by nearly five percentage points.
Snoring is something most of us have to deal with, whether it’s us or our significant other. But can this nuisance have an effect on our heart health? For women, the answer might be yes, according to a new study.
An Accountemps survey of D.C.-area office workers found that 28 percent say they are tired at work very often, and another 46 percent say they are often somewhat tired.
Exactly what is sleep, why do you need it and what happens when you don’t get enough of it? If you are not getting enough sleep, here’s some advice from an expert.
Healthy sleep patterns during childhood and adolescence are linked to improved health outcomes, academic achievement and physical safety, among many other benefits. Here are six key recommendations for developing healthy sleep routines:
Parents of teenagers are advised to get more sleep in order to be more consistent in setting boundaries for their children. Well-rested parents are better able to help their children become well-adjusted teenagers, a new study suggests.
Sleep disturbances are intrinsic to women throughout their life cycle, and this is often the result of their multitasking role. Here are a few tips to ensure a good night’s rest and subsequent success.
More than a third of D.C.-area office professionals say work-related issues regularly cause them to lose sleep, according to a new survey.
Do the one-hour time changes in the fall and spring cause sleep issues for you? Turns out, your problems may not end there.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.