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If you're looking to avoid the cold or the flu this fall, make time for sleep!

Sleep deprivation has an adverse effect on immune function, and chronic sleep loss can increase an individual's vulnerability to infectious diseases.

Past Sleep in America polls conducted by the National Sleep Foundation indicate that children...

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Shift workers often find it challenging to balance sleep and activities with their varying shifts. Shift workers often find there is not enough time between each shift to sleep and spend time with their friends or families before they have to get ready for their next...

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Shift work disorder can affect your health, as well as your performance and safety on the job.  

Sleep is restorative for the body and mind. But if you’re among the more than 18 million Americans who have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), you’re probably not getting the amount of sleep that you need. And without it, your risk of heart complications can increase: A study of 3,000 adults determined that those who slept fewer than six hours a...

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The symptoms of restless legs syndrome (RLS) are often difficult to put into words, as each person’s experience with RLS is different. Some people use comparisons, such as "like ants crawling through...

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Crossing time zones can throw off your body’s internal clock (also known as your circadian rhythm) and interfere with your ability to sleep well. The more time zones you traverse, the more challenging it can be for your body to adjust to the new local...

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What can you do to be sure your teen gets enough sleep to be healthy and perform at his or her best?

Learn about physical, behavioral and emotional changes that occur in adolescence and how sleep is affected.

Know the signs...

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Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest are a lot of fun. These social media Web sites make it easy for us keep up with the latest trends and catch up with friends and family.
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Caffeine has been called the most popular drug in the world. It is found naturally in over 60 plants including the coffee bean, tea leaf, kola nut and cacao pod. All over the world people consume caffeine on a daily basis in coffee, tea, cocoa, chocolate, some soft drinks, and some drugs.

Because caffeine is a stimulant, most people use...

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