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Guide to Sleeping Supplements

The Experts’ Guide to Sleeping Supplements

by Kris Scott

Nutritional deficiencies could be a factor in your sleepless nights, but experts say see a specialist before you start popping pills.

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Teen Sleep Deprivation

Teen Sleep Deprivation on the Rise

by Kris Scott

The American Academy of Pediatrics has called the problem of sleep-deprived teens a public health epidemic.

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Short slumbers can boost brain power, elevate moods

Power in a Nap

by Andrea Juarez

Short slumbers can boost brain power, elevate moods

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Mr. Sandman, bring me a dream. Sound slumber can grow more evasive with age

by Debra Melani

Have you ever found yourself wishing the Sandman’s nightly route included adult bedrooms and not just children’s? Just a little sprinkling of that magic dust in your eyes – that’s all you crave, as you lie awake fearing that sleep won’t come before the alarm clock blares. Sound like you?...

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staying comfortable during a summer pregnancy

SURVIVING A SUMMER PREGNANCY

by Jan Sheehan

Every pregnancy has its share of little discomforts, but a summer pregnancy can be particularly uncomfortable. When your belly is growing as the mercury is rising, things can quickly get unbearable. Don’t sweat! There are plenty of ways to beat the heat and keep your cool during the sticky...

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Naps: Does a routine of rest really matter?

by Lisa Marshall

Anyone who has been around toddlers and preschoolers much can tell you: Just one missed nap can turn a “little angel” into an intolerable grouch. But new research suggests it may do much more than that, blunting their capacity for joy, heightening their anxiety, and diminishing their tendency...

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Boost Your Brain: Five tools for staying sharp into your Golden Years

by Lisa Marshall

“Have you seen my keys?” “Why did I come in here?” “Her name is on the tip of my tongue, but…” If you often find yourself uttering such phrases, you’re not alone. In fact, as early as our 30s and 40s, our mental sharpness begins to slip, the result of a constellation of neurological...

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