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4 Weird Things That Happen to Your Body When You’re Sleep-Deprived

Remember how Mom always nagged you to get 8 hours of sleep every night? Turns out she was on to something, as research shows more and more serious consequences of sleep deprivation. Your body s…

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The One New Year’s Resolution You Really Should Make

If you make only one New Year's resolution this year, make it this one, because it can affect everything else. It's something that comes instinctively to babies. Our dogs and cats are experts. The res…

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3 Good Reasons to Get More Sleep (+ How to Do It!)

When we get busy, sleep is often among the first things to go, isn't it? Maybe you're pulling an all-nighter to finish a project. Or possibly you're staying up late to watch that Gilmore Girls mar…

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Nap Your Way to Better Skin

It may sound a bit crazy—napping your way to better skin—but new research from University Hospitals Case Medical Center and published in Science Daily found that it's true.  This gives new meaning to …

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Do You Need Less Sleep When You’re Old?

Skimpy sleeping patterns are a widely-recognized source of stress and potential health concerns among older adults, but scientists struggle to figure out why aging appears to wreak such havoc on our c…

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3 Keys to a Better Night’s Sleep

It's harder for so many of us to get a good nights sleep in these times. There are lots of reasons why.  You probably know the statistics. Not enough sleep affects quality of life  emotional well-…

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The Dangers of Sleep Deprivation

Sleep deprivation makes you feel cranky and downright awful, but it can also be dangerous. Learn about the safety and overall health problems associated with sleep deprivation. As a mom to a one-ye…

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Silent Killers of Your Metabolism (Infographic)

Your metabolism may not be up to speed, which can easily cause excess fat storage and hunger. Feeling a little large may not just be because of that slice of pizza you had at lunch. Here's a combinati…

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7 Reasons You Feel Like A Zombie In The Morning

A few nights ago I stayed up too late, even though I knew I had an early meeting in another town. When I woke up the next morning, I tried to brew a pot of coffee without pouring water into the reserv…

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Sleep-Deprived College Students Put Health at Risk

Do those all-night and late-night study sessions leave you feeling sleep deprived? You could be harming your health. Only an estimated 33 percent of college students get sufficient sleep when school …

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