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Sleep plays critical role in maintaining good health

Sleep affects your health more than you may realize.

Wednesday - 06/19/2013, 08:38am EDT

Tags: veronica robinson, sleep deprivation, cancer, heart disease, diabetes, health

Is snoring ruining your romance?

With couples desperate for eight hours of sleep sharing the same bedroom, snoring can be a major problem.

Saturday - 06/15/2013, 07:39am EDT

Tags: snoring, Randi Martin, MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Dr. Guy Winch, Dr. Stanley Chia

5 ways to get energy without caffeine

Tired? We could hear you yawn all the way from here.

Wednesday - 05/29/2013, 07:36am EDT

Tags: paula wolfson,, coffee, caffeine, energy

Short naps: Best way to stay ahead of sleep deficits

Sleep deprivation can increase stress and make people overly emotional and less focused. But the best way to stay ahead of sleep deficits may be to take short naps.

Tuesday - 05/21/2013, 07:53am EDT

Tags: Kristi King, naps, napping, sleep deprivation

Sleeping on the job: The rise of nap rooms

Some companies recognize that work productivity can be hampered by a constant lack of sleep and have responded by installing quiet, comfortable naps rooms.

Saturday - 03/23/2013, 10:42am EDT

Tags: napping, University of Maryland Sleep Disorders Center, employee, Randi Martin

Live Chat: Dr. Thomas LoRusso, sleep specialist (March 4, 2013)

Dr. Thomas LoRusso, director at the Northern Virginia Sleep Diagnostic Center, gives advice on getting good sleep.

Friday - 03/08/2013, 02:15am EST

Tags: Live chat, daylight saving time, spring forward

Fairfax County parents want more Zzzs for teens

Sleep is an important part of academic success and in Fairfax County, some parents are fighting to give high school students a few more hours of it.

Wednesday - 02/27/2013, 11:30am EST

Tags: ari ashe, school start times

Red, red wine means no, no sleep

Alcohol increases the likelihood you'll wake up in the middle of the night.

Wednesday - 02/06/2013, 09:42am EST

Tags: veronica robinson, prevention, wine, red wine

Sleep positions can help with medical conditions

Sleeping should literally be the most relaxing activity, but studies show most people change positions a dozen times or more through the night.

Wednesday - 01/16/2013, 07:37am EST

Tags: dick uliano, wall street journal, best sleeping positions

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