Author Archives: Carol Brennan

Looking for quality sleep? Check out these tips

Looking for quality sleep? Check out these tips

Quality sleep can make all the difference when it comes to productivity in the office. In fact, overall on-the-job sleepiness costs employers about $100 billion in lost productivity.

It’s time to take that productivity back. Use these tips to get better sleep yourself, and share the tips with your friends and coworkers to beat office exhaustion.

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Marijuana Could Hurt Your Sleep More Than Help It

Marijuana Could Hurt Sleep More Than Help It

If you thought marijuana was helping you chill out, you might want to listen up. New research suggests it might actually have the opposite effect on your sleep.

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These 7 Daily Habits Could Be Ruining Your Sleep

Sleep Could Be Ruined With These Habits

When it comes to getting a good night’s sleep, a few musts come to mind: a quiet room, comfortable bed and plenty of time. But research actually shows that what we do during the day can have as much effect on sleeping as anything we do at night.

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Engineer In Hoboken Train Crash Had Undiagnosed Sleep Apnea

HOBOKEN — The engineer of a commuter train that slammed into a station going double the 10 mph speed limit, killing a woman, suffered from sleep apnea that had gone undiagnosed, two U.S. officials told The Associated Press on Wednesday.

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RESEARCH: Lack Of Sleep Could Raise Risk of Atrial Fibrillation

Preliminary research suggests disruptions in sleep may raise the risk of an irregular heartbeat, known as atrial fibrillation (AF).

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Survey: Couples Should Not Sleep Together In The Same Bed

Should Couples Not Sleep In The Same Bed?

Do you find yourself tossing and turning throughout the night, left incensed by your partner’s snoring and often embroiled in a game of duvet tug of war?

If this sounds all too familiar, it may be time to consider sleeping in a separate room or bed to your loved one.

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Five Sleep Tips To Improve An Athlete’s Performance

By Bri Groves, Swimming World College Intern.

Sleep is a popular area for athletes to see improvements in performance with relatively low effort. To examine the affects that increasing sleep can have on your swimming, check out this research.

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What Is The Minimal Amount Of Sleep You Need To Function?

Can you get away with less sleep than you need?

We’ve discussed how much sleep you need (at least seven hours, for most people), but often our real question is the flip side: Can you get away with less than the optimal amount, or even replace sleeping with a series of round-the-clock naps?

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Is The Presidential Election Having An Affect On Our Sleep?

Wearable devices that track exercise and other vital signs reveal what many have suspected: The election is making us lose sleep.

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Study: Phones, Tablets and Laptops Depriving Kids Of Quality Sleep

Good night, sleep tight, and don’t look into that tablet light.

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