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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Sufficient Sleep is Not a Luxury, Experts Warn

Everyone knows that to be healthy you should eat right and exercise. But now a new campaign is adding one more thing to that list: get a good night’s sleep every night.

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Starting Dose of Sleep Drug Lunesta Should Be Cut in Half, FDA Says

Some users of the popular sleep medicine Lunesta remain too drowsy for safety during the day, and the recommended starting dose for the medicine should be lowered, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Thursday.

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Too Much or Too Little Sleep Tied to Memory Problems in Older Women

Seniors who slept too little or too much during midlife or after are at increased risk for memory problems, as are those whose sleep habits changed over time, a new study suggests.

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Sleep Apnea May Be Linked to Poor Bone Health

People with sleep apnea, a common sleep disorder, may be at increased risk for the bone-thinning disease osteoporosis, especially women and older people, a new study suggests.

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Insomnia May Raise Stroke Risk, Especially for Younger Adults

People plagued with insomnia might have an increased risk of stroke, particularly if they are young adults, a new, large study from Taiwan suggests.

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How Daylight Saving Time Can Disrupt Your Sleep

Sleep problems may surface for some after clocks were moved forward an hour Sunday morning for Daylight Saving Time because many people have difficulty changing their body clocks, a sleep expert says.

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Can’t Sleep? You May Have a Hyperactive Brain

The brains of insomniacs buzz with more activity during the day, preliminary new research suggests, offering possible insight into why people with sleep problems complain that their minds won’t shut down at night.

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