Wellness Tips
How to Wake Up and Wind Down the Right Way

Better Sleep: How to Wake Up and Wind Down the Right Way

If you’re like many Americans, your busy life often keeps your mind and body racing all day long. You hit snooze when the alarm sounds, slog through the work day and scroll through social media late into the night in an attempt to quiet your chattering mind. Unfortunately, those activities …

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Getting Better Sleep
daylight saving time sleep advice

Don’t Lose Sleep Over Daylight Saving Time

Daylight Saving Time arrives this Sunday, March 10, and while setting your clocks ahead an hour is unavoidable, you can minimize the sleep disruptions and groggy days sometimes associated with it. These proactive tips may help: Make an effort to be well-rested going into the week of the time change. …

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Getting Better Sleep
6 Tips for Waking Up Refreshed

6 Tips to Wake Up More Refreshed

If you’re like the vast majority of Americans, the sound of your morning alarm mostly serves as a cue to roll over and hide your head under the covers. Getting out of bed can be tough, but it doesn’t have to be torture. “If you’re sleep deprived, it takes a …

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Getting Better Sleep
Could Sleeping In Be Good for You?

Could Sleeping In Be Good for You?

With around-the-clock schedules and increasing demands, it’s no surprise that Americans are sleep-deprived. Unfortunately, not getting enough sleep is taking a toll on our health. Lack of sleep is linked to everything from heart disease to an oversized waistline. But here’s the good news: Even if you can’t get seven …

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Common Sleep Disturbances
Can't Sleep? It May Be Restless Legs Syndrome

Can’t Sleep? It Might Be Restless Legs Syndrome

Maybe you’ve felt it: You’re lying in bed, eager to doze off after a long day, but your legs feel fidgety — so much that you have to get up and move. You get out of bed and pace the room but the feeling’s still there. The culprit? It might …

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Preventing SIDS
Infant Safe Sleep and SIDS

The Essential Guide to Safe Sleep for Your Baby

Most parents of newborns have experienced this basic, primal fear: You lay your baby down to sleep, yet you can’t help but continually check on him to make sure he’s still breathing. This worry is a normal one, and one that fades with time. That said, setting up a safe …

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Adolescent Health
Is Your Teen Sleep Deprived?

Is Your Teen Sleep Deprived?

Many teens tend to stay up late. They’re on social media, watching television or YouTube, studying, or just tossing and turning for hours unable to fall asleep. Sleep can also be disrupted during stressful times during adolescence like exams or relationship problems. More than two-thirds of high school students in …

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Understanding Sleep Issues
The Truth About Sleeping Pills

Relying on Sleeping Pills? What You Need to Know

According to the American Sleep Association, up to 70 million American adults suffer from some sort of sleep disorder. And more than one-third of Americans don’t get enough sleep on a regular basis, whether they have a diagnosed sleep disorder or not. This is a big problem. In the short …

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Living a Healthy Lifestyle
How to Do a Weekend Reboot

How to Use the Weekend to Reboot Your Wellness

We live in a go-go-go culture that demands we be “on” around the clock – especially during the jam-packed workweek. So it’s no wonder many Americans view weekends as an opportunity to recharge their batteries. The rub: Between work and family demands, most people don’t have the ability (or desire) …

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Understanding Your Body
Is a deviated septum causing your snoring or breathing issues?

Is a Deviated Septum Causing Your Snoring or Breathing Issues?

There are many issues that can cause difficulty breathing through the nose. Do you have a bad cold? Are you suffering from allergies? Or could it be that your nose is crooked? The nasal septum is a bone and cartilage structure inside the nose that separates the nostrils. When it …

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