As Many As 1 in 7 People Experience ‘Sleep Drunkenness’

“Sleep drunkenness” is more common than previously thought, affecting about one in seven Americans, or 15 percent, according to a new study that looked at the sleeping habits of more than 19,000 adults.

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Sleep Woes in Old Age May Be Linked to Brain Cell Loss

Loss of brain cells that act as a “sleep switch” may help explain why many seniors have trouble falling and staying asleep, a new study suggests.

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Poor Sleep Linked to Higher Suicide Risk in Older Adults

Sleeping difficulties may increase the risk of suicide in older adults even when other symptoms of depression aren’t present, a new study suggests.

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Many Shift Workers Use Drugs to Sleep or Stay Awake

Many shift workers take drugs to sleep or stay awake despite lingering questions about their benefits and risks, researchers report.

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Natural Light Exposure During the Workday Could Improve Sleep

Natural light during the work day may benefit employees by improving their sleep and quality of life, according to a new study.

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3 Reasons Not to Sleep With Your Phone in the Bed

Nearly half of cell phone owners have snoozed with their phone next to their bed. But snuggling up to your phone could be hazardous to your health—just ask the Texas teen who woke up to find her pillow burning.

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3 Ways to Have a Healthier Hotel Stay

Hotels offer so much more than a forgotten tube of toothpaste. On your next getaway, ask about extras that can help you feel your best.

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One in 25 Americans Report Falling Asleep at the Wheel

In a new government survey, one in 25 U.S. drivers said they had fallen asleep at the wheel a least once over the prior month.

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How Procrastination Is Messing With Your Sleep

Whether you’re a night owl or an early riser, sometimes it can be hard to stick to your bedtime. But researchers say it’s making you miserable.

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The Surprising Thing That Could Be Messing With Your Sleep

Dogs whimpering that they need to “go outside,” cats with medical needs, even pets that snore — it’s all adding up to sleepless nights for many Americans, a new report finds.

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