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Kid’s Sleep by the Numbers

A recently conducted survey about kids and sleep show quality and quantity of sleep really matter.  Watch for more interesting facts about kids and sleep:

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How to Get Rid of Allergies in 4 Simple Steps

Don’t let allergies prevent you from getting a good night’s sleep. Did you know up to 80 percent of the dust in your bedroom either was, or still is, ALIVE? Dust is comprised of pollen, pet dander, skin, fungi, bacteria, dust mites, and other unwanted irritants, and is a major source of allergies, and not…

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Sleep Geek Pete Knows a Thing or Two About Beauty Rest.

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Three Ways TV Keeps Kids Up — and Maybe Adds Pounds

From TV to video games and smartphones to tablets, screens are the best worst thing to happen to parenting. They’re great learning tools and often lifesavers for younger kids, but many of us may worry about how much our kids use them — and what the effects of too much use might be. Unfortunately, sleep…

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Sleep Number Opens 500th U.S. Store

Newest store in Eden Prairie, Minnesota is number 500 MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 19, 2016– Tomorrow Select Comfort will mark a major retail milestone by opening its 500th Sleep Number® store. Located in Eden Prairie, Minn., the store features the latest store design and experience, which is interactive, educational and distinctly different than other retailers. The company’s…

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Stressed out? Sleep in!

Feeling stressed? A little rest and relaxation may do the trick. Our ability to handle stress is tied to the quality and quantity of our sleep. We’ve long known that inadequate sleep can lead to all sorts of health issues including high blood pressure, a weakened immune system—even obesity and diabetes. Now we’re beginning to…

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Sleep Solutions for Pregnancy Heartburn Relief

If you’re pregnant and suffer from heartburn or other gastric issues, lying down can worsen your discomfort. Heartburn, a common complaint during pregnancy, most often occurs during the third trimester, according the American Pregnancy Association. Pregnancy can make existing gastrointestinal reflux disease (GERD) worse, or can bring about heartburn if you’ve never had it. When…

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Good Night, Sleep Tight: Sleep Tips for Kids

Regardless of age, all children need sleep to help them be happy, healthy and productive in school, at home and during after-school activities. Sleep is just as important as diet and exercise, but it’s often overlooked. It helps little ones grow, beats germs, affects weight, protects the heart, boosts learning and increases attention and concentration.…

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Sleep and the 5 Senses: Touch

Your sense of touch can make it nearly impossible to focus on anything besides discomfort when you’re too cold, too hot, itchy or in pain. Sleep is no exception. If your sensory receptors detect anything they don’t like, forget about banking a good night’s rest. Last week we explored your nose’s nocturnal role (click here…

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The Weirdest Places to Sleep

A comfy bed beside a sturdy nightstand with a reliable lamp and decent blackout shades form the basics of a decent bedroom or hotel room. But what about when you want to shake up your shuteye? Here are eight ideas for offbeat places to rest your head: Underwater. Dive 21 feet beneath Florida’s Emerald Lagoon…

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