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Saturday, November 18, 2017
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Ask the counselor: Is it better to sleep it off when you’re going through...

“Is it better to sleep it off when you’re going through a tough time?”—Mark, Anchorage, AlaskaSleep can be a great way to help yourself if you’re sick, but it’s not the best way to...
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Cherish your sleep: How to take back the night

Rate this article and enter to winStudents adore and crave sleep. When we asked you what you’d love to be doing right now, sleeping ranked second—behind only “being with someone I love,” and ahead...
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10 ways to step up your sleep

 Remember the days when afternoon naps and an early bedtime felt like punishment? Oh, how times have changed. These days, between crack-of-dawn alarms and late-night study sessions, chances are you’d gladly skip final period...
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Sleep debt might be the reason you’re always tired—here’s how to avoid it

Rate this article and enter to winWhen you’re all revved up for the new semester, it’s easy to skip sleep in favor of studying. OK, let’s be honest—it’s easy to skip sleep in favor...
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Stretching for better sleep

Stretching is an easy way to unwind from the day and get your body and mind in the mood for sleep. Here are 4 stretches to help you relax: Forward Bend: Elongates the back,...
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Ask the doc: When is being tired all the time not okay?

"When is being tired all the time not okay?"—Lea*, Newark, New JerseyLea,Being tired all the time is not okay when it is affecting your academic, athletic, or social performance. Is your tiredness making it...
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Sleep Machine® by SleepSoft LLC

Why we love it:Looking for a way to drown out rowdy roommates or street noise? This app offers ambient sounds and lots of "white noise" options.What is it?This easy-to-use app helps you create a...
Sleep science: What we know, what we don’t, and why it matters

Sleep science: What we know, what we don’t, and why it matters

Rate this article and enter to win“Basically everything you do, you do better with a good night’s sleep,” says Dr. Michael Breus, a clinical psychologist and fellow of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine....
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Be the sleep snob!

Rate this article and enter to winYou’ve probably heard that sleep improves brainpower, your body’s ability to heal, and how you feel emotionally. According to the Division of Sleep Medicine at Harvard Medical School...
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You snooze, you win: How sleep helps you retain memory

Do you think pulling an all-nighter will help you get a better grade on tomorrow’s test? Think again. Sleep is the key to academic success.Studies show a direct link between sleep and learning, according...