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Sleep Lab or Home Sleep Test: Which Is Right for Me?

Whether being tested at home or in a lab, diagnosing sleep problems is critical to overall health and well-being.

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Why Sleep is Essential for Survival

Just as it requires food and water, our body needs sleep to survive. Learn more about the important work our brain does while we rest.

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We Can Change Our Dreams: The Science of Sleep

Why do we remember some dreams but not others? We talked to a sleep specialist to get the science behind dreaming, including the role they play in our sleep quality and how we can change what we dream about.

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Here’s Why Permanent Daylight Saving Time Is a Bad Idea

Studies have shown accidents and heart attacks increase the week after we spring forward to daylight saving time. The better option would be permanent standard time.

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How to Stop Having Bedtime Battles With Your Toddler

Does your toddler never stall at bedtime? And does she always go to sleep immediately after you tuck her in and say goodnight? If you answered “yes” to these questions, congratulations. This article is for the rest of us.

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Spring Forward for Kids and Teens: Adjusting to the Time Change

With daylight saving time, we spring ahead – but losing an hour of sleep can cause problems for both parents and children. Learn how you can help ease the transition.

A middle-aged caucasian man sleeping peacefully in bed with his CPAP machine providing therapy for his sleep apnea

Beyond CPAP

CPAP has been the mainstay therapy to treat obstructive sleep apnea since the 1980s, yet technological innovations in recent years have spawned many more treatment options for sleep apnea.

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Why Young Children Snore -- and When To Worry

In many cases, childhood snoring is no cause for concern. But snoring can sometimes be the sign of obstructive sleep apnea, a sleep disorder that can cause medical problems if not treated.

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