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20 More Minutes of Sleep = Higher Grades

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With kids going back to school, there always seems to be an awkward transition period of readjusting to school sleep schedules. We all know how important it is for them to be well rested for school, but a new study from the journal, Sleep Medicine, found one more reason to add! The study observed that […]

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The Road to Healthy Sleep for Teens

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  I remember as a teenager feeling the rising anticipation for the arrival of summer each year. Summer meant a reprieve from the daily grind of homework and quizzes, and a break from getting up at the crack of dawn. The downside to the break from the regular school schedule is that teens’ sleep schedules […]

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Researchers Investigate the Link Between Sleep Deprivation and the Cycle of Poverty

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  The culture of sleep deprivation as an indicator of success has begun to dissipate, thanks in part to champions of the Sleep Revolution movement, like Arianna Huffington. Several years ago, Huffington woke up to the idea that getting the right amount of rest can play a huge role in defining success. A busy schedule […]

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The Army Takes a Step Toward Better Sleep

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When you’ve had a late night or a tough time sleeping, it’s easy to feel the effects of sleep deprivation at work the next day. It’s hard to focus and you feel like you’re unable to give 100 percent to the task at hand. Soldiers have stressful jobs with odd hours and in tough working […]

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5 Steps to Better Sleep After a Vacation

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The saying “you need a vacation to recover from your vacation” is often too true. Some vacations are restful but many are packed with constant traveling, switching time zones, and zipping through as much site seeing as possible. Between the time hopping and jet lag, you can arrive home feeling exhausted and struggling to get […]

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Spring Forward with Healthy Sleep Habits

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  In the winter, getting out of bed in the morning is a real struggle. The lack of light early in the day and the pull of a warm, cozy bed often drown out the blare of an alarm clock. Fortunately, winter shouldn’t linger too much longer. On this year’s Groundhog Day, groundhogs from multiple […]

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Seven Hours a Night is the Recipe for the Right Amount of Rest

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A few years ago, Forbes compiled a list of the “25 Biggest Regrets in Life.” The regrets listed were things many of us can relate to—the common regrets ranged from not staying in touch with childhood friends to being too dependent on smartphones to worrying too much about what others think about us. Number 21, […]

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Light Bulb Could Help Babies—and Parents—Sleep Soundly

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Most parents of infants share a common dream—to get as many hours of uninterrupted sleep as possible. Between getting up to feed the baby and soothing late-night fussing, it’s a real challenge to catch the zzz’s your body needs. Lighting Science Corporation has developed a solution that will help both parents and babies return to […]

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Chronic Sleep Deprivation Could Increase Risk of Breast Cancer

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The immediate effects of sleep deprivation are pretty clear – difficulty focusing, lethargy and increased appetite. Usually those symptoms pass after we start to overcome sleep debt, but the long-term effects of poor sleep quality can have far-reaching effects on our overall health. New research on mice has shown a link between long-term poor sleep […]

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How Parents Can Win the Bedtime Battle

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Taking care of little ones can be exhausting, and even more so when they refuse to go to sleep at night. Negotiating a corporate merger might be easier than convincing an over-tired toddler to go to bed. In an effort to ease those nighttime negotiations, here are a few ways to out-maneuver your toddler and […]

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