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Is There Finally a Solution to the Nightmare of Sleep Paralysis?
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A neuroscientist has discovered what causes sleep paralysis — and may have found a way to vanquish the demons for good.
The Year in Sleep: 9 Things We Learned in 2016
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A look back at highlights in rest-related news.
How Chloroform Went From Beloved Sedative to Crime-Fiction Trope
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The lauded, sleep-inducing vapor spared millions from the pain of surgery — and then got demoted to shameful substance.
What “Sleep” Will Be Like in 2020, 2030 and Beyond
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Dream-cations, sleep-learning and Zzz-inducing technology are just a few decades away, according to people who spend their time theorizing about the future.
Dreaming About Your Bae Affects How You Feel About Them
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When you dream about your significant other cheating, do you wake up ready to fight?
For Sleep-Eaters, An Uncontrollable Appetite Rules Over Their Nocturnal Life
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Sleep-eating sounds like silly a plot-line from a new Kevin James comedy. But the relentless disorder is hard to treat, poorly understood and, in many cases, life-altering.
Unable to Land in Water, Some Birds Sleep While Soaring Over the Ocean
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What frigatebirds lack in waterproofing they make up for in wingspan — and some interesting rest habits.
When Daydreaming Replaces Dreaming
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We all daydream, but maladaptive daydreamers are consumed by their fantasies.
14 Simple, Sleep Doctor-Approved Tips for Defeating Insomnia
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Tossing and turning? Take a look at these suggestions.