Category: Sleep

woman lying in bed looking at a smart phone

March 7, 2018

Can’t Sleep? Ask Yourself These Questions

If insomnia is hurting your quality of life, try these tips to get to sleep—without medication.


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February 19, 2018

Why Won’t My Kid Sleep?

How you can help your children—and yourself—catch some zzz’s.

Children's Health, Sleep

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January 24, 2018

How Over-the-Counter Sleep Aids Can Hurt Your Brain

Even if a drug is sold as “non-habit-forming,” it could cause symptoms such as confusion and memory loss.

Brain Health, Sleep

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November 6, 2017

Lung Disease: What You Need to Know to Breathe Easy

Your essential guide to symptoms, risk and prevention.

Lung Cancer, Pulmonology, Sleep, Tobacco

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November 2, 2017

How to Create a Sleep-Friendly Bedroom

Trouble getting enough sleep, or quality sleep? Your environment may be to blame, but you can make easy fixes to get some rest.


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October 7, 2013

SIDS Awareness Month: Sleep Safe and Sound

October is National Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Awareness month. In 2011, the number of deaths in North Carolina attributed to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) was the lowest in our history. While SIDS is not preventable, there are specific recommendations that can reduce the risks of SIDS.


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January 9, 2013

The 4 Sleep Stealers

When was the last time you got the recommended seven to eight hours of sleep at night? Even if you manage to push aside your worries, forgo late-night TV or leave the house in less-than-perfect shape and get to sleep at a decent hour, middle-of-the-night worries, your toddler’s nightmare or your own aches or pains wake you at 3 a.m...


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