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5 ways to help kids transition with daylight saving time

For many, the changing of the clocks is associated with gaining or losing sleep. DST began at 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 10 and will end on the first Sunday in November. “The main thing that people struggle with is

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You can’t ‘recover’ lost sleep on weekends, new study says

It’s no secret that the demands of modern workplaces and smartphones have added to Americans’ already-high levels of stress, and for some, catching up on rest on the weekends is an attractive solution. But that recovery rest might have some

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Are You Getting A Good Night’s Sleep?

How’s your sleep these days.  Many of us will have our good nights and not so good nights.   For some it’s not being able to fall back to sleep after waking in the night.  This survey found that on average

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12 Common Things Science Still Hasn’t Figured Out

We’ve learned enough about physics to send humans to the Moon. We’ve discovered that DNA carries our genetic information. Scientists have even gotten closer to solving the mystery of whether cats can behave as both solids and liquids. But there

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Lunchtime Trivia Thursday, December 20

Q: Chances are this past year you had 106 of these.  What are they? A:  A perfect night’s sleep. The average person surveyed …”got six hours and 17 minutes of sleep a night, with 106 “perfect” nights of sleep and

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Lunchtime Trivia Thursday, December 13

Q: When it comes to their health more than 50% of Canadian women have this in common.  Fewer men have the same issue. What is it? A:  Have trouble getting to sleep or staying asleep.  55% women and 43% men

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More sleep will improve your life

The Simplest Way to Drastically Improve Your Life: More Sleep Some ways your sleep deprivation is personally harming you: Your overall cognitive performance — particularly your visual attention and ability to form memories — deteriorates. (More colloquially, this is that

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5 Scientific Tips for Getting Back to Sleep After You’ve Woken Up in the Middle of the Night

1. PUT THE CELLPHONE AWAY. When you’re trying to fall back to sleep in the middle of the night, one of the biggest obstacles in your way is light. This is especially true when it comes to that blue light

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Lunchtime Trivia Wednesday, August 22

Q:  Doing this before bed can reduce stress and help you fall asleep 9 minutes faster.  What is it? A:  Write a To Do list for tomorrow and the next few days.  Bullet points of everything.   Source Time.com Image-

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Lunchtime Trivia For Wednesday August 15th

Our Lunchtime Trivia today brought us back to the time of Christopher Columbus with the answer, but first let’s get the Question: Research has found that this can help you get to sleep faster and have a deeper, better quality

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Sleeping In on Weekends May Help You Catch Up on Sleep After All

Weekend mornings are a precious time for nine-to-fivers. If you spend your weekdays staying up long past reasonable bedtime hours and waking up with the Sun, you may be tempted to sleep past noon every day off you get. Sleeping

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Nine ways to literally lose weight while you sleep

Still dreaming about your weight-loss goals? Here’s how to sleep on them to shed extra pounds. Fit protein in before bed Prone to snacking before you snooze? Stock your fridge with protein shakes. Florida State University researchers found that men

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4 Foods You Should Never Eat Before Bed

These bedtime snacks will leave you tossing and turning. 1. Fried Foods Don’t try solving your late-night munchies with a trip to the drive-through. Greasy, fatty foods get through your system slower than protein and carbs, so your body will

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Lunchtime Trivia Monday, April 2

Q: 6 out of 10 people say they do this almost daily.  One third say they never do it and some say they do it multiple times per day. What is it? A: Hit the snooze button on the alarm

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Is It Better to Skip Dinner or Eat Right Before You Go to Bed?

It’s kinda late…but you’re kinda hungry. At this point, which is the healthier option—eating before bed or skipping dinner altogether? We’ve all heard the warnings over the years: Your metabolism goes on strike overnight, so you shouldn’t eat too close

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