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Lack of sleep linked to many health problems. 60-second video.

A lack of sleep is really, really bad for your health. But, why, you ask?  Until recently, people thought that sleep was a passive state, merely giving your brain a break. But the latest science shows that sleep does so much more. In fact, your body uses sleep to regulate and cleanse its many systems. Sleep has even been compared Read More »

Better Sleep Month 2017. 31 Tips to Celebrate.

May is Better Sleep Month. Who doesn’t love a good night’s sleep? (Well, small children but they can’t read this.) We’ll be publishing a tip a day for the entire month of May. Each tip is to help you sleep better through minor changes to your daily life. So come back daily to sleep better Read More »

Sleep and Weight Loss: Why Shut-Eye Is Essential

Sleep and Weight Loss There are a couple oft-cited “epidemics” in America, one being obesity, and the other inadequate sleep. Unfortunately, it’s not just attention-grabbing headlines: according to studies, over one third of Americans are obese, and one third don’t get enough sleep. The closeness of these two figures may be more than coincidence. A Read More »

8 Olympic Athletes On the Importance of Sleep

For the next couple weeks, the world will come together to watch in awe as the world’s most elite Olympic athletes come together and showcase their incredible—almost superhuman—skill. Every four years, the summer Olympics present us again with these feats of human physicality, and every time we are once again amazed. Because, well, what they Read More »