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Dream job: the writer paid to send millions to sleep  The Guardian

With sleep problems on the rise, Phoebe Smith was tasked with writing stories deliberately designed to help people nod off – with the help of Stephen Fry and ...


Junk food cravings linked to lack of sleep, study suggests  The Guardian

Researchers say tired people are likely to view unhealthy snacks more favourably.


AutoSleep 6: Effortless Sleep Tracking More Accessible Than Ever  MacStories

If you've followed MacStories for long, you probably already know that AutoSleep is one of our favorite sleep tracking apps on iOS. The app stands out for ...


Should You Sleep With Your Ex? It's Not Always the Worst Idea  Vogue.com

Popular theory has it that banging your ex opens up old wounds and prevents you from moving on. Okay, sure, fine. But speaking as someone who's never not ...


How I finally learned to sleep  The Guardian

For decades, Kate Edgley struggled with insomnia. She tried everything, but nothing seemed to work… Here, she reveals the terrible toll it took on her life – and ...


New Study: Antioxidant Robuvit® Shown to Enhance Sleep Quality for Insomnia Sufferers  PRNewswire

HOBOKEN, N.J., Dec. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- New research brings promising results for insomnia sufferers and those who are seeking better quality sleep.


The Trump Foundation Gets Put to Sleep  Bloomberg

New York's attorney general dissolves the president's personal piggy bank, but a lawsuit against the faux charity alleging fraud continues.


Making Memories During Sleep Takes Longer Than Expected  Michigan Medicine

A long-standing puzzle about long-term memory processing may be solved. The method: monitoring the brain activity of sleeping rats after they complete a new ...


Study: Rude coworkers can affect your sleep  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

Rude coworkers not only make for a demoralizing workplace. A new study says their behavior can also take a toll on their colleague's sleep patterns, and even ...


Can Naps Lessen CV-Risk Impact of Poor Night Sleep? PURE Insights  Medscape

Daytime naps may raise cardiovascular risk, but the increase seems attenuated in people who also sleep less at night, suggesting naps serve as 'a ...


Some hyperactive kids may actually have sleep apnea, not ADHD: What you need to know  Yahoo Style

Doctors suggested a mother's reception age son's temperamental outbursts were due to ADHD. But she wasn't convinced.


Seattle Experiment Shows Later School Start Times Can Help Teens Get More Sleep  Gizmodo

Here's some refreshing good news, courtesy of a new study released last week in Science Advances. Teens in Seattle got more sleep, were less tardy, and even ...


Sleep problems: The best apps for sleep  Netdoctor

Struggle to nod off at night? The technology that surrounds us has stepped up its game and now there are a number of tools at our fingertips to combat insomnia.


Your rude co-workers may be affecting your sleep (and your partner’s)  Atlanta Journal Constitution

New research from Portland State University suggests a toxic work environment thanks to rude, demeaning co-workers could be preventing both you and your ...


Why do people need to sleep?  Popular Science

There's nothing better than a good night's rest. But have you ever wondered why that's true? It's hard to understand how important sleep is to staying healthy and ...


Wonderful Creative Agency organise 24-hour sleep out at Carpetright in Aylesford for charity  Kent Online

A 24-hour sleepathon has helped raise cash for vital bedding for both Maidstone's homeless and orphans in Malawi.


Easy-to-Moderate Exercise Before Bedtime Promotes Deep Sleep  Psychology Today

A new meta-analysis of 23 studies debunks the myth that evening exercise causes insomnia. In fact, non-vigorous physical activity before bedtime can help ...


Study: Lack of sleep can increase craving for junk food  WIVB.com - News 4

Researchers say the findings help unravel the link between sleep and obesity.


Socks or no socks: Sleep experts solve the age-old debate  Yahoo Sports

Socks or no socks? Surely one of the biggest sleep debates of all time, the question of whether to wrap our feet up warm or let our toes roam free has, quite ...


Study: Americans Are Getting Less Sleep, Especially Blacks And Hispanics  Arizona Public Media

Loss of sleep is linked to health risks from diabetes to dementia. Now, a study in the journal "Sleep" finds Americans, especially blacks and Hispanics, are ...


Mum and baby son forced to sleep in living room for more than a week after water leaks through roof  Nottinghamshire Live

'I have got a young child in the house. All my insulation is really damp. It's made us both ill living in the house.'


Sleep in Oregon's only Frank Lloyd Wright house (photos)  OregonLive.com

Stay overnight in beds designed by the world's most famous architect inside the 1957 Gordon House in Silverton.


My son stabbed his dad in his sleep - I wish he'd killed himself instead  Liverpool Echo

Daniel Renshaw had been drinking when he ambushed his dad, asleep in the living room, stabbing him with two knives.


The Many Heath and Sleep Benefits Of Music  Psychology Today

When it comes to your sleep, whatever makes you feel calmed, soothed, relaxed, and puts your body and mind in a restful mode is the right choice for you.


Sleeping Too Much Linked to Health Risks  Everyday Health

You know sleeping too little can bring consequences to your health and well-being. But that doesn't necessarily mean that extremely long sleepers are the ...


Meet the woman who tells bedtime stories to adults to put them to sleep  MarketWatch

Calm app's 'Sleep Stories' are written by the 'JK Rowling of slow literature' Phoebe Smith, who highlights soothing, sensory adventures in places like Provence ...


HEALTH, NATURALLY: Does your child have a sleep routine?  TheChronicleHerald.ca

The research on children's sleep has steadily accumulated over the years, outlining its vital importance. A new research review out of the University of British ...


Fact or Fib Tuesday: The link between sleep and junk food  EverythingLubbock.com

KAMC's Avery Travis and Alex O'Brien try to guess the facts from the fibs in today's health news.


How To Get Better Sleep Starting Right When You Wake Up  Bustle

Sleep — the thing I want most that always feels just out of reach. Same? What if instead of trying to follow a perfect sleep hygiene routine at night, you also tried ...


7 of the weirdest things you can do in your sleep  Health24

Sleep walking is one thing, but did you know you can also eat in your sleep? We found seven of the weirdest things that can happen while you are sleeping.


11 Of The Best/Worst Weird And Secretly Genius Sleep Gadgets  Interesting Engineering

Anything that can help you get some sleep in the hectic modern world is a bonus. But some are so weird that you might prefer to take a sleeping pill.


Antihistamines and Sleep: Can You Take an Antihistamine Every Night?  SELF

Getting a good night's sleep is paramount to your health. So, when you're lying awake at 1 A.M. for the third night in a row, you might be tempted to get some rest ...


Here's How To Sleep Better When You Share A Bed With Someone Else  Bustle

Sleeping is amazing — and while relationships are great, the presence of another person in your bed-space can take time to get used to. If you get territorial over ...


Day eyes return to No. 1, even if it costs him sleep  TheSpec.com

Jason Day wants to get back to No. 1 in the world, and he's willing to lose sleep over it.


Study: Your rude coworker may be impacting your partner's sleep  Ladders

The baggage you carry home from work (including from a rude coworker) can weigh down your partner as well and make it to where you both lose sleep.


Rahul's 'sleep' comment against PM Modi is new low in public discourse: BJP  Times of India

India News: Nothing better can be expected from Gandhi, whose party ensured that Indians did not sleep during its 60 years of rule due to rampant corruption, ...


When teens sleep in, grades go up  Futurity: Research News

"...the time at which teens generally fall asleep is biologically determined—but the time at which they wake up is socially determined."


44% of Singaporeans not getting enough sleep, survey shows  INQUIRER.net

SINGAPORE — A recent survey appears to confirm what many have suspected for a long time: Singaporeans are not getting enough sleep. Yesterday ...


Migraines more common with sleep disorders, researchers find  MD Linx

Researchers conducted this study to assess the possible association between organic sleep disorder and migraines.


7 Mistakes You Make at Night That Are Ruining Your Sleep  SELF

Stop sabotaging your rest! Learn how these mistakes you make at night can completely ruin your sleep.


Sleeping in Seattle  Cosmos

Starting the school day later means teenagers get more sleep, perform better academically and and in some cases are more punctual, a US study suggests.


Workplace Rudeness Can Impact Your Sleep, According To This New Study  Bustle

Say your coworker cut you off in a meeting, or dismissed your contributions yet again. Or maybe someone was just downright rude to you in the staff room.


Ask the doctors: Delayed sleep cycle linked to range of health problems  The Spokesman-Review

Dear Doctor: My mother and my sister are both night owls who stay up late and sleep late the next morning. In our family we never thought anything of it. But now ...


How To Sleep On A Plane In Cattle Class [Infographic]  Lifehacker Australia

The problem with overseas travel from Australia is that everything is so bloody far. By the time you reach your destination, you're usually grumpy, jet lagged and ...


Think you can get by on less than 5 hours of sleep tonight? Here's why you can't  CNBC

A new study finds that losing even just two hours of sleep a night can make you less likely to cope with frustrating situations — and might even intensify anger.


Universal Credit mum will 'sleep with men for £10 on Christmas Day so she can feed her son'  Mirror Online

Single mum Charlotte, from south London, says she sleeps with men "for some change" so she can buy food in Iceland to stop her seven-year-old son from ...


Exercise at night won't mess up your sleep  Futurity: Research News

You might've heard that exercising during the evening keeps you from sleeping soundly, but new research suggests that isn't the case.


Does listening to music really help you to fall asleep?  ABC News

Lullabies have been around for thousands of years, but what does science say about the connection between music and sleep?


Science Says This Is the Truly Stunning Thing That Happens to People Who Sleep Too Much. (Source: A Massive New Sleep Study)  Inc.

Getting enough sleep is one of the easiest things you can do to boost your memory, improve your mood, and positively affect many other parts of your life.


Child's Christmas Wish List: A Bed to Sleep On  KSHB

Local organization works to give children in the KC area a bed to sleep on.


The health benefits of 5-HTP: For sleep, weight loss, and depression  Medical News Today

L-5 hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP) is a naturally occurring compound in the body. It is related to the production of serotonin, so some people think that it may aid ...


13 Dreamy Gifts for the Person Who Loves to Sleep  Greatist

Give the people on your list the gift of a better, more relaxing sleep with these snooze-inducing gifts for people who love to sleep (or just want more of it). So yeah ...


Womb-inspired bedroom designed to help guests 'sleep like a baby'  The Independent

Designers have dreamed up the ultimate boutique getaway to help guests sleep like a baby on their travels – a bedroom that resembles a womb. Experts spent ...


The Best Sleep Apps You Actually Need  Cosmopolitan.com

Prepare for sweet, sweet Matthew McConaughey-filled dreams with the best sleep apps and sleep trackers for iPhone and Android.


How to get a good night's sleep — the US military insomnia technique that has gone viral  The Times

A good night's sleep? I have the answer, but this isn't itBy Hannah BettsI am sitting on the edge of the bed tightly screwing up my face, then letting it collapse into ...


Are you a sleep texter? You’re not alone  The Guardian

In case you needed another reason not to keep your phone beside your bed, a quarter of students report this modern form of parasomnia.


How smoking cannabis can affect your sleep for better or worse  INSIDER

Many people report using weed to help them drift off to a slumber, so INSIDER found out the effects that weed could be having on your sleep.


Why We Sleep, and Why We Often Can’t  The New Yorker

Zoë Heller on whether our contemporary obsession with sleep obscures what makes it special in the first place.


Kids’ bedrooms must be multi-purpose for sleep, play, study  CTPost

Like fashion or musical tastes, architecture and interior design is a particularly personal preference, especially when you're a toddler, tween or teen. Kids like ...


Local Girl Scouts and Sleep Experts partner to collect 5000 blankets - Blue Ribbon News  Blue Ribbon News

(ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 18, 2018) To help families in need sleep in comfort and warmth this holiday season, Sleep Experts, committed to “changing lives one ...


Fourteen things to avoid if you want to sleep at Christmas  Independent.ie

Sleep is very much on people's minds as you've probably noticed. All anyone seems to care about is getting a good night's kip, and now that we're in the ...


In search of a good night’s sleep  The Irish Times

The definition of 'a good sleep' is not the same at every time, in every place and for every person.


Rouxle Le Roux: Death threats made 19yo 'afraid to sleep'  Newshub

"She had people outside her house, screaming that they want to kill her."


American Academy of Sleep Medicine rolls out employee program tracking sleep habits  Benefits Canada

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine is tying its professional focus into its employee benefits offering, piloting an online program to help employees get ...


A first look at Fitbit's new Sleep Score Beta features  Gadgets & Wearables

Announced in August, Fitbit is working on a sleep app that will take monitoring your nightly rest to a whole new level.


Teens want sleep, smiles and clothes for Christmas  The Guam Daily Post

Christmas is truly the season of giving and a time for family and friends to share blessings with one another.


Why your dog could hold the key to a restful night's sleep  Countryliving (UK)

Sleeping with your dog has benefits, according to a new study. Scientists have found women go to bed earlier, sleep better and wake up feeling more rested with ...


Sleep-deprived Singapore: How people can get more ZZZs they need  The Straits Times

According to various sleep surveys, Singaporeans are among the world's most sleep-deprived people.. Read more at straitstimes.com.


Why can’t I sleep? Tips on how to get a better night’s sleep  NEWS.com.au

Researchers say drinking, smoking and the light from your phone at night can be keeping you awake when you're trying to sleep.


7 Frustrating Sleep Disrupting Symptoms of Diabetes  Psychology Today

Let's take a closer look at the specific sleep disorders that influence the condition of diabetes.


A co-worker's rudeness can affect your sleep -- and your partner's  Science Daily

A new study found workplace incivilities has the potential to not only negatively affect an employee's sleep but their partner's as well.


Sleep Tech: 4 Things You Only Learn by Using Bose's Sleep Buds for a Week  Inverse

A friend once told me, "I've never achieved REM sleep during my time living in Manhattan." Even I, a person who once slept through the blaring of their home ...


6 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Sleep  Men's Health

Including why REM sleep is important for your workout routine.


Lack of sleep looks the same as severe anxiety in the brain  Popular Science

If you've ever found that a poor night's sleep has left you feeling not only a bit groggy, but also on edge, you aren't alone. People with insomnia have double the ...


Yes, There Is Such a Thing as Getting Too Much Sleep  Mental Floss

Regularly getting a good night's rest is incredibly important. While you're sleeping, your body is sorting memories, cleaning out your brain, boosting your immune ...


Reasons why kids need to move, play and sleep in early years  The Standard

Most of us would agree that we want to encourage children to be physically active, get enough sleep, and keep their screen time at healthy levels. But did you ...


Even occasional sleep loss makes people angrier  Futurity: Research News

While the results may seem intuitive, the new study is one of the first to provide evidence that sleep loss actually causes anger.


Resting easy: Oxygen promotes deep, restorative sleep: Neuroscientists point to potential for oxygen therapy for disrupted sleep  Science Daily

Exposure to high levels of oxygen encourages the brain to remain in deep, restorative sleep, according to a new study.


Many babies don't sleep through the night  Science News

I love to hate the phrase “sleep like a baby.” It's a beautiful example of a saying that's based on the exact opposite of what it's intended to convey. Babies (many ...


Screen time disrupts sleep by resetting internal clocks  Medical News Today

Prolonged exposure to light late at night causes certain cells in the eye to reset the body's internal clock and upset its rhythms, which can harm health.


Mom of triplets tries to find warm place to sleep  Times Record News

Sarah, a single mother of triplets, lost her job and couldn't pay her gas bill.


8 New Year's Resolutions For Better Sleep In 2019, Because Quality Rest Is Underrated  Elite Daily

The holidays are full of lists — wishlists, to-do lists, shopping lists. If I had to narrow it down to only one that I felt was absolutely necessary to write out and check ...


Baby dies after going to sleep with parents, JSO says  WJXT News4JAX

Officers are investigating after a 2-month-old girl died while sleeping in the same bed as her parents, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.


'World's biggest sleep-out' raises £3m for the homeless  Sky News

By James Matthews, Scotland correspondent. More than 10,000 people have staged the "world's biggest sleep-out" in a fundraiser to tackle homelessness.


Too Little Sleep May Pose Health Risks, Too Much May Signal Health Problems  Forbes

More evidence that we should get six to eight hours of sleep per night. More than this might signal health problems.


Poll: Tell us, how many pillows do you sleep with at night?  DailyEdge.ie

THE OTHER NIGHT, I consulted Instagram about their bedtime routine. Y'know, just what people do before they head to the land of nod. Personally, I'm a big ...


US Creative Work of the Week: Mayim Bialik backs Nectar Sleep with neuroscience  The Drum

Nectar Sleep made a good call enlisting Big Bang Theory star Mayim Bialik to promote its line of mattresses. The actor and neuroscientist uses talent and ...


9 things you need for a better night's sleep  Popular Science

Hibernation isn't an option for human beings, unfortunately. That means we've got to make sure every eight-hour allotment is elevated to cloud nine.


Later school start times improved student grades, sleep patterns  Earth.com

Delaying school start times was linked to improvements in academic performance and a 4.5 percent increase in grades.


Mattress firm tells customers beds do not record them sleeping  The Guardian

An American mattress company has sought to reassure customers that it is not hiding microphones in their beds, after alarmed snoozers noticed references to ...


Sleeping or napping too much? Research shows you're at an increase risk  myndnow.com

How much are you sleeping? New research now says that getting more than 8 hours of sleep can lead to some life threatening diseases and even death.


How to sleep on a long-haul flight  Stuff.co.nz

Is there a fool-proof way to sleep like a log in cattle-class? No. But these tips from sleep experts might help.


Weekly Health Quiz: Vegetables, Sleep and the Best Exercise to Age Well  New York Times

Cruciferous vegetables have been linked to lower rates of cancer in some studies. Which of the following is a cruciferous vegetable? Arugula. Broccoli. Turnips.


Survey finds 4 in 10 Singaporeans not getting enough sleep, but those above 55 sleep better  The Straits Times

SINGAPORE - A recent survey appears to confirm what many have suspected for a long time: Singaporeans are not getting enough sleep.. Read more at ...


Japan wakes up to sleep shortage problems  Financial Times

A Tokyo business is offering to give its workers a bonus if they can prove sufficient bed rest.


VIDEO: Thousands brave the Dundee cold for Sleep in the Park homelessness event  The Courier

Thousands of hardy souls slept under the open sky in Tayside's freezing winter conditions to raise money for homeless people across Scotland. Organised by ...


James Brokenshire announces £5m for new network of rough sleeping hubs  GOV.UK

New hubs will ensure those on the streets have access to professional help and guidance to start their recovery.


Bose makes wireless earbuds that help you sleep better… and people say they really work  BGR

What if we told you that one of the best pairs of earbuds you can buy from Bose don't even play music? You might think we were crazy at first, but we're talking ...


LeBron James has a detailed sleep plan, and his trainer says it's the key to his 'never-ending' recovery  INSIDER

LeBron James tries to get eight to 10 hours of sleep a day, calling it the most crucial part of his recovery plan, as it heals him physically and mentally.


How much sleep do I need? The eight-hour rule is a myth  Quartz

Many of us try to live by the mantra eight hours of work, eight hours of leisure, eight hours of rest. Conventional wisdom has long told us we need eight hours of ...