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For Our Troops, Post-Traumatic Sleep Disorders Are Becoming the New PTSD
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Sleep deprivation during military deployment is archaic, harmful and institutionally unavoidable. It may aggravate, and even cause, PTSD in veterans returning from combat. Why’s it taking so long for military brass to take action?
Groundbreaking Study Shows We Do Sleep Like Our Ancestors
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Modern-day hunter-gatherers sleep a lot like us.
Everything You Need to Know About Nocturnal Hair Pulling
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Aka trichotillomania.
Is Wind Turbine Syndrome Real? Probably Not — But It's Still a Concern
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Those who live near wind turbines say they emit harmful infrasound. Are these folks just imagining things, or are the whooshing blades really to blame?
How the Country’s Elite Firefighters Battle Fatigue
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Jason Ramos, a veteran firefighter, discusses how he balances rest and raging infernos.
The Weird, Wild World of Energy Drinks
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The supplements that pump us up.
What Are Your Nightmares Trying to Tell You?
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Dream expert Ian Wallace and psychoanalyst Anne Cutler decode eight common bad dreams.
Millions of People Watch Fake Eye Exams to Fall Asleep
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Welcome to the weird, whisper-filled world of ASMR
Sleepless in America: Where the ZZZs Aren't
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The country's top insomnia hotspots may surprise you.
We’ve Hated Homework Since We Invented It, So Why Can’t We Lose It?
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We’ve hated homework since we invented it, so why can’t we lose it?