Daylight Saving Time

Changing our clocks forward an hour each year may seem a simple task, but the effects on your body, not to mention your pets' bodies, can be more complicated. Here's what you need to know about the time change.
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Do Australian Dragons Dream? Sleep Discovery Surprises Scientists
An Australian dragon sleeping.
April 28th, 2016
Dreaming dragons? Researchers have discovered REM and slow-wave sleep in lizards for the first time.
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A Good Night's Sleep May Keep Colds Away
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April 11th, 2016
Too little shut eye may increase your risk of catching a cold or other common infection, a new study suggests.
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Sleep Problems Linger After Head Injury
April 28th, 2016
In a recent study, scientists discovered an unexpected consequence to sustaining a serious brain injury.
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'First Night' Insomnia: Why You Don't Sleep Well in a New Place
A woman lays in bed, unable to fall asleep, looking at a clock.
April 21st, 2016
If you've ever had a hard time sleeping on the first night in a new place, a new study may offer you an explanation: One half of your brain stays more awake than the other.
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Sleepy Teens Are More Likely to Engage in Risky Behaviors
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April 8th, 2016
Teens who are tired are more likely to do risky things that wind up hurting them, a new study suggests.
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Can Apple's 'Night Shift' Really Help You Sleep Better?
Apple iOS 9.3 - Night Shift Mode
March 24th, 2016
A new iPhone software feature, called "Night Shift," automatically adjusts the screen’s display colors after sunset, but can it really help you sleep better?
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Should You Wear Underwear to Bed?
A man and a woman lie sleeping in a bed.
April 26th, 2016
Prefer going Commando at night? Here's what health experts say.
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Does The Full Moon Make Kids Hyper? Here’s What Science Says
A full moon rises in the sky
April 15th, 2016
A new study looks at whether kids really are more hyper and sleep less on nights with a full moon. Here's what it found.
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How a Sleepless Night Affects Your Ability to Focus
Sleepy teenage girl
April 3rd, 2016
Skimping on sleep may mean it's harder to listen up.
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