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A woman sleeping.
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KYW Staff
February 06, 2020 - 4:00 am
For centuries, people have talked about the advantages of "beauty sleep," but these comments have been made without scientific support. Read more here.
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Broken Christmas tree ornament.
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Lynne Adkins
December 15, 2019 - 4:30 am
It's called the most wonderful time of the year, but it's also the most stressful. Read more here.
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A young girl sleeping.
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KYW Staff
November 21, 2019 - 2:56 pm
Dreams have served as a source of confusion and wonder since, well, since people started dreaming. Read more here.
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Jim Melwert
October 24, 2019 - 12:43 pm
The Lower Merion School Board will meet to discuss potentially pushing school start times back. About 20 school districts are having the same conversation, and a handful have already made the change. Read more here.
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Woman sleeping.
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KYW Staff
September 30, 2019 - 4:00 am
Your positioning during sleep can have an impact on your overall health.
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According to U.S. preliminary research published Tuesday, June 4, 2019, dozing off to late-night TV or sleeping with other lights on may mix up your body clock and lead to weight gain and even obesity.
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June 10, 2019 - 5:36 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Dozing off to late-night TV or sleeping with other lights on may mix up your metabolism and lead to weight gain and even obesity, provocative but preliminary U.S. research suggests. The National Institutes of Health study published Monday isn't proof, but it bolsters evidence...
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Insomnia.
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June 04, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For many years, scientists have been looking at a very interesting phenomenon — a link between insomnia and an increased risk of stroke. This line of...
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A doctor demonstrates how an infant can die due to unsafe sleeping practices.
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April 22, 2019 - 7:42 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Accidental suffocation is a leading cause of injury deaths in U.S. infants and common scenarios involve blankets, bed-sharing with parents and other unsafe sleep practices, an analysis of government data found. These deaths "are entirely preventable. That's the most important point...
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Jim Melwert
April 09, 2019 - 1:37 pm
RADNOR TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — In two weeks, the Radnor Township School Board will vote on whether to change school start times. If approved by the April 23 board meeting, the new start times would go into effect in the fall, pushing Radnor High School’s start time from 7:35 a.m. to 8:30 a...
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Insomnia
Dreamstime
March 11, 2019 - 3:30 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Do you suffer from insomnia? There are many reasons for having difficulty getting to sleep and staying asleep, but according to a Nature Genetics study...
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