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Blue Light and Your Sleep, Demystified

May 18, 2019

These days, we hear a lot about blue light and its effects on sleep. But what exactly is blue light, and why does it cause sleep problems? We dive into the research to explain what you need to know about how blue light affects sleep and what you can do about it.

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Sleep Show Recap: Can Moms (and Dads) Avoid Sleepless Nights?

May 10, 2019

In honor of Mother's Day this weekend, our second recap from the National Sleep Foundation's Sleep Show covers research and new products dedicated to helping parents support healthy sleep habits in their kids, so everyone can rest easy.

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Give Mom the Gift of Sleep this Mother's Day

May 04, 2019

Mothers give a lot for their kids, including giving up on restful sleep. With Mother's Day right around the corner, consider giving Mom the gift of sleep in appreciation of all the sleepless nights she's probably experienced. Need some inspiration? Read on to learn about our recommendations.

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Sleep Show Recap: Technology to Improve Your Sleep

March 15, 2019

Celebrate World Sleep Day with a look at some of the most intriguing new technology to help you sleep better, featured at the first annual National Sleep Foundation Sleep Show in Houston!

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Lavender-Infused Moon Milk

November 21, 2018

You may have seen Moon Milk trending on Instagram as a beverage that can help you sleep. But what exactly is Moon Milk, why does it work, and how can you cook some up at home?

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Bring on the Turkey: 12 Foods to Help You Sleep

November 17, 2018

We're all familiar with the association between the Thanksgiving turkey and the Thanksgiving afternoon nap, but did you know there are also other foods that may help you sleep better? Read on to discover our list of 12 foods that support healthy sleep and why.

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Eye Pillows: Kick Your Relaxation Routine Up a Notch

November 10, 2018

If you've used an eye pillow, you know how they can usher in an immediate feeling of relaxation and calm. If you haven't, read on to learn how these simple yet luxurious accessories can transform falling asleep into a truly indulgent experience.

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Daylight Saving Time's Ending: How to Avoid Fall-Back Sleep Setbacks

November 02, 2018

Daylight Saving Time ends for the U.S. this weekend, but that "extra" hour on Sunday morning can disrupt your sleep for the week to come. Read our tips on how to avoid a fall-back sleep setback.

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Lavender: Relaxation for Mind AND Body

Lavender: Relaxation for Mind AND Body

October 27, 2018

Lavender has been associated with relaxation since ancient times, and modern-day science is revealing how this traditional remedy acts on the nervous system to help you fall asleep faster and wake up more refreshed.

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Sleeping in (Preparation for) Class

Sleeping in (Preparation for) Class

August 08, 2018

We know sleep is important for boosting performance, and this holds true for kids as well as adults. This back-to-school season, set your family up for success with these tips for prioritizing healthy sleep.

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Sleeping Through the Dog Days of Summer

July 31, 2018

Late summer temperatures can make sleeping comfortably a challenge. We've gathered our top tips to help you beat the heat and sleep soundly.

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Bedside Reading: 7-28-2018

Bedside Reading: 7-28-2018

July 28, 2018

This week's roundup of sleep-related news includes new research on the neurological link between sleep and depression, as well as reviews of composer Max Richter's 8-hour, outdoor performance of SLEEP in L.A.

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