Category: Sleep

Want Your Preschooler to get a Good Night’s Sleep? Turn off the Lights

February 9th, 2022
  It is important to keep preschoolers away from screens and other sources of light in the hour before bedtime if you want them to get a good night’s sleep, researchers say.   Turn off Light Sources One Hour Before Bed   According to new research… more »

A Good Night’s Sleep may Help Your Heart

November 25th, 2020
  People who regularly get a good night’s sleep may help protect themselves from heart failure, a large new study suggests.   Sleep Habits and Your Heart   The study’s research team used data on over 400,000 UK adults who took part in a long-term… more »

Eating Late, Then Heading to Bed, may not be a Good Idea

June 24th, 2020
  If you eat dinner late in the evening and then head to bed you may gain weight while you sleep, a new study suggests.   Timing Makes a Difference   The weight gain is likely because your metabolism slows, boosting blood sugar and other chemicals… more »

Sleeping in on Weekends Could Benefit Your Health

June 6th, 2018
A new study shows that catching up on sleep during the weekend could be beneficial to your health. Sleep Study The study looked at 43,880 people in Sweden, asking them about their sleep habits and following up 13 years later. Researchers found that p… more »

Sleep Pods Coming to a School Near You?

March 15th, 2017
Some schools in New Mexico are using high tech sleep pods for students to take naps in. Sleep Pods in Schools The sleep pods found in some New Mexico schools include a reclined chair with a domed sensory-reduction bubble that closes around the student… more »