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Lunchtime Trivia Tuesday, January 23

Q: According to this research, we are doing this more than we did 15 years ago. What could it be? Hint 15 minutes more per day than 15 years ago.

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Weekend Sleep-In

Are long Sunday mornings in bed the highlights of your week? Then you shouldn’t have a bad conscience even if you slumber half your day away, according to a Stockholm University study that looked at how a person’s age and

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Why You’re Tired

Lack of sleep isn’t the only thing sapping your energy (though recent data shows over a third of U.S. adults sleep less than seven hours a night). Little things you do (and don’t do) can exhaust you both mentally and

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Sleep And Risky Decisions

The list of physical and mental problems that we know come from sleeping too little is getting longer.  A new studysuggests another: shorting ourselves on sleep may lead to making riskier decisions. And the insidious part is that we may not

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Lunchtime Trivia Friday, November 17

Thank you for joining us for Lunchtime Trivia on this Friday afternoon, as we headed into the weekend this seemed like a rather fitting question for the day: When it comes to this, Canada ranks 3rd. What is it?  

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Lunchtime Trivia Monday, October 2

Q: This sleep survey said that those who have this tend to get a better night’s sleep. What is it?

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Lack Of Sleep Is Really Unhealthy

Are you one of the smart folks that gets the prescribed 7-9 hours of sleep per night?  If so good for you. Researchers are warning that lack of sleep may contribute to any number of maladies and illnesses. A “catastrophic

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Tired? Are You Sleeping Enough?

A mattress company recently surveyed 2000 people and found that “Perfectly Happy” people get 7.1 hours of sleep.  Those who reported being “mostly happy” get 6.9 hours per night. “Less than 6.8 hours of sleep meant complete unhappiness in relationships,

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Meal Times Can Affect Sleep Schedule

We all know that feeling when you take a long flight and are feeling jet lagged, or if you have to work a weird shift or some other event throws off your sleeping pattern it can make you feel terrible.

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People Are Less Likely To Socialize With You If You Look Tired

Are you sleepy? Looking tired? People may not want to spend time with you if that’s the case. A new study out of Stockholm University published in the Royal Society Open Science journal finds a lack of sleep makes a

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Can’t Sleep? Have You Tried Kiwi’s?

A new study by Taiwan’s Taipei Medical University reveals that eating kiwi before bed helps you sleep more soundly. Volunteers, who ate two kiwi fruits before bed slept 13% longer than those who didn’t. Volunteers, who ate two kiwi fruits

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Waking Up Tired? Try The Sleep Calculator

If you, like me,  wake up tired sometimes you may be going to bed or waking up at the wrong time.  Apparently it is not just about how late you stay up or how early or late you sleep.  Some

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Want To Learn? Sleep On It

Reporting in the journal Psychological Science, researchers asy that if you want to learn something or better retain information, you should sleep on it. Research by Stéphanie Mazza and colleagues at the University of Lyon said; “The team tested 40

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Sleepy TV

It’s the most boring TV station you can watch. “Napflix,” recently launched in Spain, is programmed to help viewers nod off. The site, designed to look like Netflix, says it’s “the most silent and sleepy content selection to relax your

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Waterbed History

The waterbed business dried up years ago but did you know they can be traced back to the ancient times? By some accounts, the ancient Persians filled goat-skin mattresses with water that was warmed by the sun. By the 1800s

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