Later Bedtimes and Weight Gain

 A message to night owls: there’s news that your bedtime—and those late-night snacks—may be preventing you from dropping those stubborn extra pounds. A recent study took on an important, and under-examined, aspect of the sleep-weight loss connection: how the timing...

Safer Sleep for Babies: New Guidelines

Moms and Dads, here’s some important news: there are new guidelines you should know about that can help your baby sleep more safely. The American Academy of Pediatrics has issued new recommendations for sleep safety and protection against SIDS. SIDS, sudden infant...

The Sleep-Heart Connection

Here’s some serious and important news about sleep and heart health: there’s yet more evidence of a link between sleeplessness and heart disease. The results of a large-scale study show that people who suffer from insomnia are at higher risk for heart attacks.  The...

The Sleep-Weight Connection: Gender Matters

We know that getting a healthy amount of sleep is critical to losing weight. It’s also true that maintaining a healthy weight can help you sleep better. A recent study explores the effects of extra weight on sleep, and also examines how gender may play a role in the...