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Blue light is the key to winter blues

Lots of folks get depressed when dealing with cold, grey winter days, but one lighting expert has found a way to fight back: Your winter blues could be caused by blue light.

Thursday - 01/30/2014, 07:52am EST

Tags: blue light, melatonin,

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For kids, healthy sleep means no screens

Parents need to put their foot down when it comes to electronics in the bedroom.

Tuesday - 01/14/2014, 06:23am EST

Tags: kids, children, parenting, iPhone, ipad, tablets, kathy stewart, Daniel Lewin

Technology to blame for nation's lack of sleep

Getting a good night's sleep is so important, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention calls "insufficient" sleep a public health epidemic. New technology may be part of the problem.

Thursday - 01/09/2014, 04:52pm EST

Tags: National Sleep Foundation, television, light bulbs, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hitting the road? Hit the sack first

Driving drowsy is a huge problem around the holidays.

Monday - 11/25/2013, 04:27am EST

Tags: sleep deprivation, driving, drowsy, drowsy driving, safe driving, Paula Wolfson

Experts: Using computer can cause 'email apnea'

According to researchers, emailing and typing on the computer throughout the day can lead to long pauses in breathing, similar to issues prompted by the condition known as sleep apnea.

Tuesday - 11/19/2013, 11:28am EST

Tags: email apnea, breathing, stress, American Sleep Apnea Association, sleep apnea, Nick Iannelli

Talk therapy could help with insomnia, depression

A new report finds that talk therapy sessions could help fight depression -- without anti-depressant drugs.

Tuesday - 11/19/2013, 10:39am EST

Tags: insomnia, depression, Colleen Kelleher

Sleep may be key to childhood obesity fight

One of the keys to fighting childhood obesity may be as simple as getting more sleep, a new study finds.

Monday - 11/04/2013, 01:32pm EST

Tags: obesity, Chubby, children, Kristi King

Study examines the best time for a coffee break

Hormones may dictate the best time of day to drink some java.

Wednesday - 10/30/2013, 05:20am EDT

Tags: coffee, caffeine, cortisol, Smithsonian magazine

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Good to go: Prevent fallout from 'falling back' with tips from experts

Sunday, Nov. 3 is a day many adults look forward to, and one many parents dread.

Wednesday - 10/23/2013, 05:24am EDT

Tags: Fall back, parenting, daylight saving time, Good to Go, Katie Howard, Rachel Nania, children, time change

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Study: Sleepy or not, performance the same

Insomnia may feel awful from head to toe, but the effects might not translate to actual performance.

Thursday - 09/19/2013, 04:30am EDT

Tags: insomnia, alan etter

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