woman lying in bed with a clock in front of her
March 16, 2021

A local doctor is encouraging us to properly celebrate World Sleep Day, especially during the pandemic. UW Medicine sleep expert Dr.

March 16, 2021

World Sleep Day, on Friday, March 19, should bring a collective focus to "regular sleep for healthy future."

Man using phone in bed
February 22, 2021

Sleeping poorly? Insomnia is one of the most common sleep problems.

February 24, 2021

Decades of studying aging and sleep inform tips from a researcher, who also co-authored a recently published paper on insomnia.

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December 21, 2020

Today is winter solstice, the day of the year with the least daylight, and perhaps a fitting day to reflect on sleep.

August 17, 2020

Children suffering from restless sleep disorder would report trouble focusing during the day, and emotional and behavioral problems at home and school.


January 24, 2020

Cognitive therapy, depression drugs are found to relieve night sweats, hot flashes and also help with sleep.

Woman on cell phone while in bed
August 20, 2019

Some people might think that tracking their sleep will give insight into their sleep quality, but some case studies at Rush University and Northwestern University fou

Woman on her cell phone
June 26, 2019

Having trouble sleeping? If you use your phone around your bedtime, that could be why. Electronic devices emit blue light. It's part of any bright, white light, like the sun.

Researcher in pharmacology lab studying melatonin
March 13, 2019

As we recover from the effects of daylight-saving time, some may take a melatonin supplement at supper to help with sleep.


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