Sleep Health


‘Spring Forward’ to Better Sleep Health

“Daylight saving time” (DST) returned officially on Sunday at 2 a.m. The “Spring forward” time of year means we lose an extra hour of sleep....

March 9, 2020 / 3 min read


Roundup: Too Much Sitting & Heart Disease;...

Too Much Sitting Among Post-Menopausal Women Increases Heart Disease Risk, Researchers Say Sitting for too long on a regular basis was linked to higher levels...

February 21, 2020 / 5 min read


Roundup: High Blood Pressure & Pregnancy; Ban...

High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy Rises Dramatically Since 1970, New Study Finds There has been a sharp rise in high blood pressure among pregnant women...

September 13, 2019 / 4 min read


Roundup: Warnings on Sleep-Aid Meds; Obesity’s Link...

FDA Orders Stronger Warnings on Meds for Insomnia, Citing Unsafe ‘Sleep Behaviors’ The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says it is requiring makers of certain...

May 3, 2019 / 4 min read


Roundup: Top Sleep Health Myths Online; Phone...

These Common Sleep Myths Could Hurt Your Health, Researchers Find People can do fine with five or fewer hours of sleep every night, right? Wrong....

April 19, 2019 / 5 min read


Improving Sleep Health: Don’t Rely on Melatonin,...

Too many people make it through hectic, stressful days juggling work and family responsibilities, only to end up tossing and turning during disturbed or erratic...

March 14, 2019 / 3 min read


Why ‘Sleeping In’ on Weekends is Not...

It’s that time of year again. At 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 10, we’ll be “springing forward” and shifting our clocks ahead one hour and...

March 7, 2019 / 3 min read


Screen Time and Children: Major Study to...

How much “screen time” kids should be allowed on mobile devices like smartphones and tablets is still being debated and researched. This debate has culminated...

December 17, 2018 / 2 min read


If You Love Your Heart, Get Enough...

When most people think of risk factors for heart disease and poor cardiovascular health, sleep doesn’t enter the picture. But mounting evidence shows that disruptions...

March 28, 2018 / 3 min read


Top 4 Contributors to Sleep Deprivation

The top four contributors to sleep disturbances and sleep deprivation all center around poor sleep hygiene.

March 12, 2018 / 4 min read