What Is a Normal Night’s Sleep?

What Is a Normal Night’s Sleep?

  Benjamin Franklin touted “Early to bed, early to rise …” Other sages say 8 hours a night is needed. Odds are, however, that most people reading this article did not do either last night. What makes up a normal night’s rest varies greatly by nationality, sex, age and other factors, according to a new study, […]

The Hands of Daylight Savings Time

The Hands of Daylight Savings Time

Daylight Savings Time (DST) happened on March 13, 2016. Patch reported that the hour sprang ahead by 2 a.m. Sunday. While the time change was automatic for most digital devices, analog clocks needed to be wound ahead by an hour to compensate for the difference. According to David Prerau, the country’s leading expert on the history of […]

Catch-Up Sleep Can Reduce Diabetes Risk Tied to Sleep Loss

Catch-Up Sleep Can Reduce Diabetes Risk Tied to Sleep Loss

Sleep deprivation’s effect on someone’s performance and mood is well known. Several studies have also shown that not getting enough sleep can lead to health problems, including weight gain and diabetes. However, a new study offers hope for sleep-deprived young adults and others chronically staring at the clock all night long. Research shows that a […]

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