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EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: You're responsible for maintaining your health

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: You're responsible for maintaining your health

Beginning Jan. 1, the Affordable Care Act will give millions of newly insured Americans access to health care, many for the first time.

November 17, 2013 12:00 am
Sleep Apnea and CPAP

Sleep Apnea and CPAP

June 21, 2013 4:36 pm
YOUNG VOICES: I dream of getting additional sleep

YOUNG VOICES: I dream of getting additional sleep

I grew up learning that getting eight or more hours of sleep was the only pathway to success. Getting less than the doctor-recommended amount of shuteye would apparently lead to an overall lesser amount of productivity, emotional mood swings and an inclination to consume a million unnecessar…

April 15, 2013 12:00 am
Design your own chic, comfy bedding

Design your own chic, comfy bedding

You don't need to be a professional designer, or even much of a sewer, to create one-of-a-kind bedding that looks as nice as the stuff of dreams.

January 24, 2013 12:00 am
This New Year, resolve to get more sleep

This New Year, resolve to get more sleep

In 2013, why not focus on one health change you'll enjoy sticking to: getting more sleep.

December 14, 2012 9:00 am

JOHN DOHERTY: Sleep as safety not to be ignored

Strength training is crucial for preventing injuries but, for the student trying to balance school and sports, finding the time for that in-season is difficult.

November 12, 2012 10:00 pm

Colleges open their eyes: Zs are key to GPA

Some universities are giving students what a growing body of research reveals could make a huge difference in their college careers: ear plugs, sleep shades and napping lessons.

September 03, 2012 9:00 am

Sleep tips for college students

Here are some sleep tips for college students (or anyone) looking to improve their sleep habits.

September 03, 2012 9:00 am
How to get better sleep when you're pregnant

How to get better sleep when you're pregnant

It can be difficult to get a good night's sleep while you're pregnant. Here are the best ways to ensure you get some shut-eye.

June 04, 2012 9:00 am
Sleep does not come easily for some children

Sleep does not come easily for some children

Sleep disorders are more prevalent among children than most people realize. Symptoms are often misdiagnosed and treated as behavior disorders, meaning the underlying problem isn't addressed.

March 22, 2012 9:00 am
Helping your child at bedtime

Helping your child at bedtime

As every parent knows, getting a child to sleep can be tricky. Use your child's dominant sense to make going to sleep a comfortable process.

February 13, 2012 9:00 am
Loneliness interrupts sleep

Loneliness interrupts sleep

A broken heart or any other cause of loneliness may disrupt a good night's sleep and could impair physical and mental health.

November 10, 2011 10:00 am
Insomnia plagues many in these hot months

Insomnia plagues many in these hot months

Summertime is so relaxing and refreshing...except when you can't get to sleep or can't stay asleep. But knowing the causes of summer sleep problems can help point to corrections, sleep experts say.

August 11, 2011 9:00 am
Baby sleep tricks: Five strategies for getting baby to sleep

Baby sleep tricks: Five strategies for getting baby to sleep

Is baby keeping you up at night? Experts share how to maximize baby's sleep time so that you can get some shut-eye.

August 10, 2011 12:00 am
The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix

Offering perspective on today's issues

June 26, 2011 12:00 am
Marquette's Williams fights sleepless nights

Marquette's Williams fights sleepless nights

MILWAUKEE | Buzz Williams isn't bragging when he says he doesn't sleep very much these days.

March 24, 2011 10:00 pm
Separate beds or blankets can help couples sleep

Separate beds or blankets can help couples sleep

When we were newlyweds, my husband and I heard a lot of mildly naughty jokes about sleeping together. But for us, sleeping together — that is, actual sleeping — was no laughing matter.

February 17, 2011 12:00 am
How to select sleep-inducing foods

How to select sleep-inducing foods

Caffeine is known to keep people awake at night, as are big meals and fatty, sugary or spicy foods. On the flip side, "there is some information that certain foods help with sleep," says Kathe Henke, Laboratory Director for the Sleep Disorders Center of Virginia in Henrico, Va.

February 15, 2011 12:00 am
Sweet Dreams: During sleep, the brain rehearses memories

Sweet Dreams: During sleep, the brain rehearses memories

A new study offers yet another reason to make sure you catch enough zzz's. Memory processing that occurs during sleep can help improve day-time memory.

February 03, 2011 12:00 am
It's not so great being average

It's not so great being average

The average American is overweight, drinks 50 gallons of soda a year, consumes 24 pounds of candy a year, watches 35 hours of TV a week, and only gets six hours of sleep a night. Find out how to be better than average.

December 31, 2010 12:00 am
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