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Start Making Sleep Important Tonight!

Start Making Sleep Important Tonight!

Take a moment to think about how you’ve been sleeping lately. Where does high-quality sleep fall on your list of priorities? Putting sleep first is a great way to improve your overall quality of life, inspiring creativity, happiness, productivity and boost your health. It can be hard to consistently tuck in for 7-9 hours each […]

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Source: The Huffington Post

Which Cities Are Getting The Most Sleep?

How are we sleeping in America these days? The numbers tell us that just about all of our residents in U.S. major cities are clocking less than the recommended 7-9 hours of snooze each night. Jawbone collected data from more than 10,000 people in more than 40 cities around the world using their Jawbone Up […]

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Caffeine May Still Be Holding America Back From Sleep

Caffeine May Still Be Holding America Back From Sleep

Caffeine can easily be named America’s favorite drug, but its negative effects on sleep are often overlooked by many. This commonly used stimulant is everywhere, including coffee, soda, energy drinks, green tea, chocolate and even some over-the-counter medications. Recently, NBC News reported that adults in the U.S. are only sleeping on average 6 hours and […]

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8 Reasons to Say ‘No’ to Shift & Night Work

8 Reasons to Say ‘No’ to Shift & Night Work

Unfortunately, working a typical 9 to 5 schedule isn’t an option for everyone. Shift work, which is defined as clocking in during evening, overnight or rotating hours, places many employees in danger of developing serious health issues. Check out what The Huffington Post wants you to know about negative effects of shift work: 1. It […]

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Treating Insomnia Reduces Chronic Disease Risks

Treating Insomnia Reduces Chronic Disease Risks

Consistently suffering from insomnia can make you more than just a little under the weather. Diabetes, hypertension, strokes, heart attacks, weight gain, poor brain health and even an earlier death have all been linked to a lack of sleep. Researchers have long thought that increased inflammation in the body that overtime becomes chronic due to […]

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