An Underappreciated Key to College Success: Sleep

August 13, 2018 Jane Brody

Sleep, Adult Sleep Issues

Attention all you happy high school graduates about to go off to college, as well as the many others returning for another year of higher education. Grandsons Stefan and Tomas, that includes you....

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Are Elementary Age Children as Sleep Deprived as Teens?

June 15, 2018 Joseph Buckhalt, Ph.D

Pediatric Sleep Issues, Sleep

Recommendations for how much sleep children of different ages should get are based on a consensus of professional judgement.  Age groupings are essentially arbitrary, and for each age group, there is a range of hours, reflecting that ...

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Senior Executives Get More Sleep Than Everyone Else

Sleep

It’s no secret that most of us don’t get enough sleep and suffer for it. If you’re between the ages of 16 and 64, and don’t get seven to nine hours of sleep per night, your logical reasoning, executive function, attention, and mood can ...

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If You Don't Get Enough Sleep, You May Face a Greater Risk of Alzheimer's, Science Says

February 15, 2018 Jeff Haden of Inc.

Sleep

If you don't get enough sleep -- or quality sleep -- that means you may be like the roughly 50 million to 70 million Americans who suffer from chronic sleep disorders that decrease daily functioning and adversely affect health and ...

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The price you pay for a poor night’s sleep

February 02, 2018 Rachel Wood of The Olympian

Sleep

We’ve all had sleepless nights — and paid the price. The next day, it can be hard to stay awake, concentrate, remember things. Also, exhaustion is uncomfortable....

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6 Signs You May Have a Sleep Disorder

Adult Sleep Issues, Sleep, Sleep Apnea

Sleep disorders are an epidemic in America. More than 26 percent of Americans suffer from some sort of sleeping disorder, but there are likely millions more cases that are never reported. Scientists estimate that nearly 80 percent of ...

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Poor sleep is driving childhood obesity crisis: Too little sleep causes them to eat more and disrupts metabolism

Sleep, Pediatric Sleep Issues, Preventive Health

Pediatricians warn sleep is the ignored culprit driving childhood obesity, as a new study shows a direct link between shut-eye and weight gain....

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Can’t sleep? Younger brains need a buffer before bedtime after binge-watching

Sleep, Pediatric Sleep Issues

Seconds tick off to watch yet another TV episode, tempting viewers immersed in what happens next....

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5 questions that will determine if you're getting enough sleep

Sleep

Everyone knows to aim for seven or eight hours of sleep per night. But that number is a general benchmark — and sleep needs can vary from person to person....

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Sugar And Sleep: More Rest May Dull Your Sweet Tooth

January 18, 2018 Allison Aubrey of NPR

Sleep

Listen up, night owls: If you're sleeping six or fewer hours per night, you're not doing your health any favors....

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