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Outdoor light pollution
Sleep Health
Laura Newcomer

Outdoor Light Pollution Might Increase Sleeping Pill Usage

For decades, sleep scientists have known that nighttime exposure to artificial light in the form of “blue light” emitting electronics can interfere with sleep. Now, a new study reports there may be a strong link between nighttime exposure to artificial, outdoor light and sleeping pill usage among older adults. This suggests outdoor light pollution may

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LeBron James
Lifestyle
Laura Newcomer

LeBron James Sleeps a Lot – Here’s Why Other Athletes Should Too

LeBron James has made headlines for many reasons over the years. The NBA powerhouse and newly minted Lakers star has earned multiple NBA Most Valuable Player Awards and two Olympic gold medals, among many other accolades. But more recently, James has been gaining attention for a different reason: The man sleeps a lot. During a

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Sleep Health
Katie Golde

Sleeping Too Much May Be Harmful To One’s Health

Many of us have heard that the recommended amount of sleep is roughly 7 to 8 hours per night. While this range can vary a bit depending on age and other factors, getting adequate sleep is super important to everyone’s health. Sleep deprivation, on the other hand, puts people at risk for a slew of

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Lifestyle
Katie Golde

Ed Sheeran, Bach Top List Of Music People Use To Fall Asleep

In what is being regarded as the first online survey about the use of music as a sleep aid, researchers from the University of Sheffield in the U.K. found that nearly 62 percent of survey respondents fall asleep listening to music. We spoke with study author Victoria Williamson, Ph.D., who teaches in the Department of

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Bedding Industry
Katie Golde

Tuft & Needle Launches Nod Mattress Exclusively For Amazon Customers

Popular online mattress brand Tuft & Needle (T&N) recently debuted a new addition to its product line, one that you can only find on Amazon. The Nod is “smaller but comparable composition” to Tuft & Needle’s original mattress, according to a press release from the brand. The Nod is an all-foam construction made up of

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