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Study: Light in Bedrooms Linked to Obesity

Study: Light in Bedrooms Linked to Obesity

Every now and then, it’s normal to fall asleep with the lights on after a hard day. However, a recent study at the Institute of Cancer Research in London suggests that the amount of light in a woman’s bedroom may be associated with obesity. Published in the American Journal of Epidemiology and reported by BBC News, […]

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Contagious Yawning May Be Linked To Age Instead Of Empathy

Contagious Yawning May Be Linked to Age

We do not know a lot about yawning, aside the fact that it is contagious. According to The Huffington Post, there are many theories about why we yawn, including the most widely accepted reason; it’s a display of empathy. Past research has supported the theory that the closer our relationship is to a person, the more […]

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College Athletes Benefit from Extended Sleep

College Athletes Benefit from Extended Sleep

A study conducted on members of the Stanford basketball team shows that increasing your sleep longevity can actually help you perform better than ever. The study monitored the subjects for 2-4 weeks maintaining their regular sleeping habits, and then the subjects spent 5-7 weeks where they were encouraged to get a minimum of 10 hours […]

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5 Sleep Tips For The Working Mom

5 Ways to Boost Your Sleep as a Working Mom

For the working mom, getting a full night of high-quality sleep may seem like a dream. Your to-do list is getting longer every day with personal and business responsibilities, increasing your stress and making it harder for you to fall asleep when you do get the chance. You may even be self-inflicting sleep deprivation, using […]

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