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Taking Too Much Melatonin?
Melatonin has caught on as an over-the-counter (OTC) sleep aid in a big way. But a sharp increase in dosage and frequency has raised some researchers' concerns.
Sleep and Gestational Diabetes: A Possible Link
How you breathe while sleeping during early pregnancy may affect your risk for gestational diabetes.
From Sleep Apnea to High Blood Pressure
Kids who have obstructive sleep apnea face an increased risk of high blood pressure in their teen years, according to a new study.
Narcolepsy Rx Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new treatment option for narcolepsy.
CPAP Cleaning Products May Pose Risks
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning for certain products used to clean and disinfect CPAP devices.
Less Sleep, More Problems
Health officials have declared lack of sleep a public health problem.
Narcolepsy Rx Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a medication for narcolepsy.
Unplug Before You Tuck In
Americans may be getting less sleep than they have in previous years, and it might be because of smartphones.
Taking Sleep Medications? Here's What You Need to Know
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has added a boxed warning for certain sleep medications.
Ways to Improve Your Sleep
It doesn't just help you feel rested — sleep is important for your overall health and well-being.