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Charlotte Reese
August 02, 2020 - 4:05 pm
Have you ever been mindlessly scrolling through your social media feed, and then realize you’re stressed about news stories you can’t even control? It's called "doomscrolling." Read more here.
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Jennifer Keiper
August 02, 2020 - 2:12 pm
You might want to think twice before having that nightcap before bed — especially if you’re hoping it will help you sleep better. A neuroscience expert shares tips for those having trouble falling asleep during the pandemic.
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Lynne Adkins
April 02, 2020 - 1:53 pm
It’s important now more than ever to get a good night’s sleep and stay as healthy as possible. But the coronavirus pandemic is having a major impact on our sleeping habits, and more of us are having frequent nightmares. Read more here.
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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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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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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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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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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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