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A guide to understanding each stage of sleep

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Sleep talking is quite common, but it can hint at a bigger health problem

Sleep talking prevention

Adult Health

Just three nights of little sleep can negatively affect your health, data shows

Sleep deprivation and our health


What’s making you so tired?

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Thomas Jefferson University projects to be conducted as part of first private mission to International Space Station

Jefferson Space Mission


Starting your day an hour earlier could reduce risk for depression, according to a new study

Sleep timing and depression risk


Can you float yourself to better health? What the science says about sensory deprivation tanks

Flotation tanks


The pandemic is making you age faster: Here's what you can do to slow it down

Aging Pandemic


Adults who sleep less than six hours a night are at higher risk for dementia

Sleep Alzheimer's


Take caution when using melatonin to help children fall asleep, experts advise

Melatonin Benefits Children


The pandemic is causing adults to have more nightmares: Here's how you can make them stop

COVID-19 Nightmares

Healthy Eating

Drinking too many energy drinks can lead to a litany of health issues

Energy Drinks


Baby not sleeping throughout the night by 6 months? That's perfectly normal, researchers say

Your baby not sleeping throughout the night by 6 months? That's perfectly normal, researchers say


Jefferson sleep study on flies suggests vibration could be an aid for humans

Sleep Flies Jefferson


Here’s why you feel groggy after too much sleep

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Sleep experts: Abolishing daylight saving time will benefit public health

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Men's Health

In a busy world, sleep sits at the epicenter of health and happiness

Better Sleep tips

Adult Health

Long naps may be bad for your heart, study finds

Napping heart disease

Adult Health

Not getting enough REM sleep may shorten your life

REM sleep mortality rate


Stepping up your fitness game can decrease your risk of developing sleep apnea

Exercise sleep apnea risk

Children's Health

Children who use screens before bedtime may have trouble sleeping

Screen time for kids

Health News

New Apple Watch features include hand-washing timer, sleep tracking

hand washing apple update


Indego bike share delivering free pack 'n' play cribs during COVID-19 pandemic

Philadelphia pack and play program

Women's Health

Struggling to eliminate the sweets? Try getting some more sleep

Poor sleep leads to overeating

Adult Health

The sound your alarm uses to wake you up affects how groggy you feel, study says

Alarm tone increase energy


Tips for keeping babies safe while sleeping

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Here's how long your baby should be sleeping at night – and when to become alarmed

Baby sleep patterns normal


Hate exercise? Small increases in physical activity can make a big difference

Exercise Tips New Year's Resolutions

Senior Health

Sleeping – and napping – too long may increase risk of stroke

Sleep Stroke Risk

Women's Health

The brain region that regulates mood, sex drive is smaller among birth control pill users, study finds

Birth Control Effect Brain


Getting enough sleep is crucial to people with chronic diseases

Sleep deprivation and chronic diseases


Is daylight saving time bad for our health?

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Children's Health

Teens are losing sleep over social media

teens sleep social media

Adult Health

Sixers' Tobias Harris says NBA sleep deprivation 'like the NFL with concussions'

Tobias Harris Sleep


Are daytime naps good for you?

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Find the mattress of your dreams at the B. PHL Innovation Fest

Find mattress of your dreams

Adult Health

Naps may be good for your heart – but only a couple a week

Naps may reduce risk of stroke, heart attacks


Bucks County dump truck driver allegedly was high, sleep-deprived, when he crashed into N.J. house

dump truck driver crash

Adult Health

Want better sleep? Try a warm bath or shower 1-2 hours before bedtime, study suggests

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Why bananas might be the answer to a good night's sleep

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Philly ranked worst city in the United States for sleep health

Skyline Philly Sleep

Adult Health

I’m a CPAP dropout: Why many lose sleep over apnea treatment

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