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Doctors Urge CPS To Help Students Adopt Better Sleep Habits

Pediatricians have recommended the Chicago Public Schools start classes for high school and middle school students later in the day, so students can get more sleep, but with Mayor Rahm Emanuel rebuffing such efforts, some doctors have offered other ideas for improving student performance.


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Pediatricians Suggest Later School Start Times For Teens

Delaying the start of the school day until at least 8:30 a.m. would help curb their lack of sleep, which has been linked with poor health, bad grades, car crashes and other problems, pediatricians say. More than 40 percent of the nation’s public high schools start classes before 8 a.m.


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New Device Monitors Conditions To Help People Sleep Better

When somebody wakes up “on the wrong side of the bed” they know one thing: That person is cranky due to poor sleep.


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How Much Does The Average American Sleep?

How much sleep did you get last night?


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How To Stay Healthy While Traveling

Whether it’s a business trip, vacation with family or a solo venture, there’s nothing much worse than feeling under the weather or having an upset stomach from unhealthy foods. Here are 10 tips to stay healthy while traveling.


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Some Types Of Naps More Helpful Than Others

Experts say the ideal time for nap is generally between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Napping later than that can interfere with nighttime sleep. CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist reports.


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Is Sleep Aid Melatonin Right For Your Kid?

More and more frustrated parents are turning to the readily available supplement. CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist reports.


Experts say blue lights emanating from computer devices could be over-stimulating your brain and causing sleep disruptions.

Computer Devices Could Be Stealing Your Sleep

Experts say blue lights emanating from computer devices could be over-stimulating your brain and causing sleep disruptions. CBS 2’s Kris Gutierrez reports.


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Behold, A Bed That Makes Itself …

Are we, as human beings, the most advanced life form, really this lazy?


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Zen Bed Offers Effects Of A Full Night’s Sleep In 20 Minutes

So many of us are running around ragged and not getting enough sleep, but imagine feeling like you’ve had a full night’s rest in just 20 minutes.

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How Women Can Put A Stop To Sleepless Nights

Do you struggle to get to sleep, no matter how tired you are? Or wake up in the middle of the night and can’t fall back to sleep? Those are complaints for busy working women. As CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist reports, simple changes to your lifestyle can put a stop to sleepless nights.

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Sleep Expert: New Pilot Sleep Rules Insufficient

A Chicago sleep researcher says new federal rules requiring more sleep for airline pilots are a definitely improvement, but are still inadequate.

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Sleep Expert: Time Change This Weekend Will Require Adjustment

Daylight Saving Time is almost over, and a sleep expert wants to ensure a good transition this weekend.

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Exercise Can Help You Sleep Better At Night

Do you have trouble falling asleep at night? It might be a good time to lace up your running shoes and get your heart rate climbing.

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