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The Impact of Screen Time and Electronics on Healthy Sleep

Today, electronic devices are seemingly all around us in the form of TVs, computers and portable devices. They have become so ingrained in modern life that for most individuals it’s hard to imagine a single day without them. While the accessibility to these devices has its benefits, the constant usage is taking a toll on…

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Promoting Healthy Sleep Schedules for Students

As the end of summer draws near and children and teenagers begin preparation for the upcoming school year, it’s important for parents to consider upcoming changes in schedules as classes and after school activities begin. It is common for students today to fill up their free time with homework, sports, and other interests outside of…

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Keeping Your Family Safe on the Roads

Summer is a time when the kids are out of school and many families plan vacations. Often times these vacations include road trips. There’s a lot of preparation that goes into planning the perfect trip, but even with all of that planning, many forget to account for fatigue. In this month’s sleep education video, Dr.…

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The Essential Connection Between Healthy Sleep & Fitness

Summer is coming and that means it’s time to put away the winter clothes and pull out the shorts and bathing suits. It’s a great season to make sure you are at your peak level of fitness to enjoy all that summer has to offer. Being fit not only includes physical fitness, but also mental…

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Strengthening Your Family Through Healthy Sleep

A majority of the U.S. population doesn’t get enough sleep, and those who experience the effects of this the most are families. Stories of sleep deprivation are not uncommon to hear about when you think of all the exhausted parents with newborns, or the tired teens juggling school, after school activities, and the hours of…

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Sleep, Wellbeing & Vitality: Keys to Living Your Best Life

When you wake up, does it feel like you are in a fog? Do you remain tired throughout your waking hours? Nearly half of the U.S. population had a sleep problem last night. It could be lack of good, restorative sleep that is impacting your vitality while you are awake. Sleep is one of the…

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Improve Your Sleep. Improve Your Heart.

The human heart is amazing. Our hearts fill with love in those magic moments of life. Our hearts break in those moments of tragedy. Through it all, without having to think about it, our hearts beat an average of 100,000 times a day. At about the size of a fist, our hearts pump 2,000 gallons…

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New Year, New You – Sleep for Weight Loss

The start of a new year is the perfect opportunity for you to tackle your weight loss issues and trim off the pounds you’ve been carrying around. No matter how committed you are to losing weight, there may be certain factors that are holding you back. Research suggests when a child or adult does not…

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Sleep: The Foundation of Health

Sleep is natural. Think about the way you used to sleep as a child: deep, restorative sleep that left you prepared and eager to face the day ahead. The responsibilities and stresses of daily life can keep you from enjoying the natural, restful sleep you’re capable of, as can easily treatable medical conditions. Regardless of…

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It’s Not Magic, It’s Sleep

What if your doctor told you that you had an increased risk of high blood pressure, obesity, stroke, diabetes, memory problems and heart failure? That you could be looking at losing years off of your life, having to give up your favorite foods and finding yourself unable to participate in activities that you and your…

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