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What Happens When My Child or Teen Doesn’t Get Enough Sleep?

We asked experts H.E. Montgomery-Downs, PhD, West Virginia University and O.M. Buxton, PhD, Harvard; Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Penn State University, to weigh in on just why it’s so important for children and teens to get a good night’s rest.

Three Things You Need to Know About Your Child’s Sleep Environment

We asked Jim Spilsbury, PhD, Case Western Reserve University, to weigh in on what recent literature says about noise, light and temperature, the sleep environment and its effect on today’s modern family.

Orexins: An Expert Q&A

Learn more about orexin receptor antagonists, a new class of sleep aids, in this expert Q&A from Emmanuel Mignot, MD, and Jerrold Kram, MD.

How Can My Child Get More Sleep?

Our expert, Dr. Jodi Mindell, tells us how your children can get more sleep.

What's New in the World of Sleep Apnea Treatment?

David WhiteThe quest for more comfortable and effective sleep apnea treatments is ongoing. We spoke to Dr. David White—widely regarded as one of the most influential sleep apnea treatment experts in the world today. A professor at Harvard Medical School and former president of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, Dr.

Losing Weight with Sleep Apnea

What can you do to about your sleep apnea? It might be as simple as losing some weight! Find out more about weight loss and sleep apnea.

Transportation Safety in Action

Transportation Safety in Action 5 Minutes with Deborah Hersman Chairman, National Transportation Safety Board.

Deborah Hersman Chairman, National Transportation Safety Board

How do I know if I have RLS?

How do I know if I have RLS? While there are no lab tests to diagnose RLS, your heath care professional may be able to make an official diagnosis given your responses to several simple questions about your symptoms. These include:

My Child Has Trouble Sleeping, What Now?

What should you do if your child has trouble sleeping? Hopefully we can answer your question!

Women and Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea isn't only seen in men. Women can also develop sleep apnea. Learn more about sleep apnea in women.


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