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Behold the Danger of Falling Asleep At Your Desk

Everyone falls asleep at their desk, but the trick is, not to make it look like you just fell asleep at your desk.

If this woman continues taking catnaps, she's going to need a chinstrap.

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Would You Pay $175,000 for a Bed? Because Now You Can

Getting a good night’s sleep is priceless, right?

Well, British mattress manufacturer Savoir Beds is about to unleash a bed whose outrageous cost will definitely keep you up at night.

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Five Simple Ways To Lower Your Risk For Diabetes

 

Diabetes has grown by leaps and bounds over the past few years, and not only among adults. As obesity grows, so does diabetes. There are always additional concerns ( family history etc.) but there are new findings that can curb this growing trend. And, they are easy to incorporate into your daily lifestyle.

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Naps Just Got Weird Thanks to Ostrich Pillow

Sometimes we just want to conk out in the middle of the day. You know what we’re talking about -- that 5-Hour Energy jerk made a fortune talking about it. You so desperately want to take a cat nap, but your so-called "job" doesn't provide you with a bed OR a pillow. Good news -- Ostrich Pillow's got ya covered.

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How Long Should a Nap Be to Make You Feel Oh-So-Refreshed?

Taking a midday snooze has been shown to increase alertness, focus and concentration. But just how long should your power nap be?

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How Much Sleep Should You Get to Keep Your Memory Sharp?

We all know getting too little sleep isn’t good for us, but did you know getting too much shuteye can make your memory worse, too?

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lucianvenutian, Flickr
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Craving Junk Food? Maybe You Just Need a Nap

Ever wondered why those donuts in your office look so appetizing first thing in the morning? New research shows we’re more likely to crave unhealthy foods when we’re tired.

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Is Sharing a Bed with a Partner Actually Good for You?

Sleeping in the same bed with a partner can sometimes be a pain, especially if one of you steals blankets or you can’t agree on how hot or cold the room should be.

But a growing body of research suggests sharing a bed can actually be good for your health.

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Source: Caribb via flickr
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Southern States Have More Sleep Issues

Can't sleep?  Turns out that it might be where you live!
Researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have put sleeplessness on the map — literally. The research team, analyzing nationwide data collected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has produced the first state-by-state sleep maps for the United States, revealing that residents of Southern states suffer from the most sleep disturbances and daytime fatigue, while residents on the West Coast report the least amount of problems

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Working the Night Shift May Literally Increase Your Risk of Diabetes — Health Check

All you ladies out there now have an excuse for getting out of working night shifts. A new study indicates women who work these hours could be increasing their risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Who knew?

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Need an Energy Boost? Skip the Coffee, Take a Nap — Health Check

If you find yourself dragging in the middle of the day, don’t reach for the coffee pot — reach for a pillow instead. Experts say naps may be a good way to make up for the sleep deficit many of us have from not getting enough shut-eye at night.

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‘Morning Person?’ Laziness? There’s a Gene for Them — Health Check

If you’ve ever wondered why some people can get by on just a few hours of sleep while others need much more, scientists may have found an answer.

Research conducted on 4,000 Europeans discovered that those who had two copies of a particular variant of a gene called ABCC9, which influences sleep duration, generally reported sleeping less than those who had two copies of a different version of the gene.

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