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Want Better Sleep? Let This iPhone App Listen to You Slumber

Sleep is one of the most important factors contributing to our health and happiness. And yet it's often the most neglected – or at least the most …

Insomniac? You Might Have a Hyperactive Brain

Almost everyone has trouble sleeping once in a while – worries from the day have a tendency to stick in your brain and spill over into the night, and …

Do Sleeping Pills Undermine Sleep's Memory-Boosting Power?

Getting a good amount of high quality sleep appears to deliver great benefits to memory. Sleeping well primes the brain for learning and retention, sharpening focus and increasing attention span during waking hours. Research also shows sleep has a powerful influence over memory. Time spent in sleep …

Happy Daylight Saving: 6 Proven Steps To The Best Night’s Sleep You’ll Ever Have

<b>Your Worst Enemy Is Probably You</b><p>Stop cheating yourself. You can’t cut corners on sleep and not have it affect you:<p><b>…by the end of two weeks, the</b> …

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Sleeping pill use rises as risky patterns emerge

Too many take sleeping pills in old age or combined with other sedatives, experts say.<p>It's not known how many people take sleeping pills by accident, as Kerry Kennedy says she did, resulting in a drugged-driving acquittal last week for the daughter of the late Sen. Robert F. Kennedy.<p>But increasing …

5 Ways Technology Can Help You Sleep Better

Get a deeper sleep with these tech-y helpers.<p>The importance of eight hours of sleep cannot be overstated—from keeping your appetite in check to lowering blood pressure and cholesterol, the proper amount of sleep ensures your body is functioning at its highest level. But according to a December 2013 …

6 Tips And Hacks For Getting Better Sleep

For the most important things anyone can do for improved shuteye, we contacted Bernie Miller, supervisor at the Sleep Disorders Center at Mayo Clinic in Arizona.<p>But because knowing what to do is totally different from actually doing it, we also hit up Tessa Miller at the how-to site Lifehacker to …