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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

Not getting enough sleep? You're not alone

How do your sleep habits stack up to other countries? A National Sleep Foundation study compares the average hours of sleep people in six countries get on work nights.

Sunday - 09/08/2013, 08:00pm EDT

Tags: National Sleep Foundation


Study: Regular bed times help kids in the classroom

A study of 11,000 kids monitored at ages 3, 5 and 7 found that those who had irregular bedtimes scored lower on cognitive tests.

Wednesday - 09/04/2013, 07:46am EDT

Tags: kids sleep, Megan Cloherty

The perfect midday snooze might not be a power nap

Sleep experts say there is a science to figuring how and when to get a little midday shuteye, and the most useful nap depends on what the napper needs.

Wednesday - 09/04/2013, 07:25am EDT

Tags: sleep deprivation, napping, paula wolfson, work

Texting joins ranks of sleep walking and talking

It really is the next logical step in a technology-addicted society.

Thursday - 08/29/2013, 05:24am EDT

Tags: alan etter, texting, teenagers, smartphones, sleep texting

Smartphone apps that help you get a good night's sleep

The conventional wisdom says that using your smartphone before going to bed will keep you awake at night, and that's true. But there are a few ways your phone can help you get a good night's sleep.

Tuesday - 08/20/2013, 04:52am EDT

Tags: smartphone, android, apps

Prepping kids for back-to-school sleep cycles

Too many kids are sleep deprived, and the start of a new school year only makes matters worse.

Friday - 08/16/2013, 08:31am EDT

Tags: back-to-school, paula wolfson

Simple steps to consistently conk out the kids

Kids need consistent sleep schedules to ensure their ever-changing brains develop correctly. But getting them into a routine is the hard part.

Wednesday - 08/07/2013, 10:18am EDT

Tags: Wall Street Journal, parenting, Children, lacey mason

Starting high school later may help sleepy teens

Decades of sleep research have confirmed what parents know: It's hard for teenagers to wake up early. Some high schools have adopted later starts but other districts say it's too complicated to shift schedules

Thursday - 07/25/2013, 03:04pm EDT

Tags: teens, school start times, Anne Arundel Public Schools

Coach yourself to a better sleep

A few small tweaks could be all it takes to get the sleep of your dreams.

Monday - 07/01/2013, 04:12am EDT

Tags: alan etter, insomnia, sleep tips

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