Want to Avoid Sleep Meds? A Weighted Blanket Can Help

If you're one of the 83 million U.S. adults not getting enough rest, the latest phenomenon—weighted blankets—could be your answer to better sleep.

Sleep On It: Daytime Naps Can Help You Make Better Decisions

If you sometimes feel like you need a quick mental boost before you can process information or make a decision — and who doesn’t — science has found a simple practice that may help. According to new research out of the University of Bristol in the U.K., a short period of sleep helps a...

Want Better Sleep? Here are 4 All Natural Sleeping Aids That Actually Work

Are you looking for a good night's sleep? Here are non-sedating natural sleep remedies that can help you achieve restful bliss.

3 Medications That Could Increase Your Risk for Dementia

Research has shown that some over-the-counter medication and some prescription medication may increase the risk of dementia.

Natural Alternatives to 10 of the Most Common Drugs

Few side effects should make these natural alternatives to drugs your first choice.

Go Ahead and Hit Snooze: Sleep Can Nearly Double Recall

Getting plenty of sleep is associated with a sharp mind and active body. And now many researchers are zeroing in on the effects that a lack of sleep can have on the brain.

Blue Light-Blocking Glasses: The Reason Everyone is Wearing Them (And You Should Be, Too)

These prescription-free glasses are the perfect solution to a problem we've discussed many times before -- one that can disrupt sleep, trigger headaches and even compromise brain health. Here's why you probably need them, too.

How You Should Sleep if You Want to Avoid Memory Problems

A study recently published in The Journal of Neuroscience finds that one sleeping posture in particular that may decrease the risk for Alzheimer’s disease.

Want to Reduce Heart Attack Risk by 80%? Just Sleep More

Getting a good night’s sleep can impact more than your mood, it can also greatly reduce your risk of having a fatal heart attack.