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How Pandemic-Related Sleep Loss Can Result in Weight Gain

Are you sleeping well during the COVID-19 pandemic? Chances are, the answer is 'no.' With so many adults working from home and kids doing online learning, ordinary routines have become disrupted, leading to poorer sleep.

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The Role of Dry Winter Air in Spreading COVID-19

Low relative humidity can aid in the transmission of COVID-19 in three primary ways. Learn what you should do to create a safer environment at home.

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COVID-19 and Asthma: What You Need to Know

The coronavirus pandemic is scary for all people, but for those with asthma, many fear they will have a worse outcome or be more likely to get COVID-19. Learn more about what people with asthma should -- and should not -- do.

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How To Get Your Sleep Back on Track During COVID-19

Virtual schooling and working from home have created two conditions that contribute to poor sleep: eased-up schedules and chair-bound lifestyles. What you can do.

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How Your Brain Reorganizes Itself While You Sleep

Sleep doesn’t get enough credit these days. We as a society are busy. We push sleep aside to get work done, play on electronics and binge-watch TV. Sleep should be considered just as important as eating to live.

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Q & A: What Happens During a Sleep Study?

If you have a sleep disorder, you might undergo a sleep study, in which sleep medicine specialists use painless, noninvasive technology to closely monitor the physiological signs you exhibit during the different stages of sleep.

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Want to Ditch Your Sleep Meds? Try Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

If you have had insomnia for a long time, it might be frightening to contemplate going off your sleep medicines. There is another solution that studies have shown to be effective.

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Daylight Savings Time: Are You Ready?

When the clocks move forward one hour in the spring to Daylight Savings Time, you may lose an hour of sleep if you are unprepared, putting yourself at risk for the effects of sleep loss. Learn how to plan ahead for the time change with these tips.

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