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The Science of Sleep

The Science of Sleep

A deep look at how sleep affects our lives & tips on how to promote a good night's rest

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Monday, Feb 1, 2016

How the Right Mattress Can Ease Back Pain

How the Right Mattress Can Ease Back Pain

A medium-firm mattress can be the key to managing your lower back pain. Here are five tips to a better upgrade.

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016

Lawmakers Spare Daylight Saving Time

Lawmakers Spare Daylight Saving Time

California voters likely won't get the chance to decide whether to continue observing daylight saving time.

Monday, Aug 29, 2016

Better Sleep = Better Grades

Better Sleep = Better Grades

A recent study finds that sleep quality is strongly linked to academic success

Monday, Aug 8, 2016

Adopt These 10 Healthy Sleep Habits

Adopt These 10 Healthy Sleep Habits

Looking to log in a good night’s rest? Follow these simple tips for consistent deep sleep

Monday, Jun 6, 2016

Perfect Match: Buying a Mattress That Complements Your Sleep Style

Perfect Match: Buying a Mattress That Complements Your Sleep Style

When it comes to mattresses, one type does not fit all. From side sleepers to back sleepers, simple tips on what type of mattress will work for you

Monday, Nov 9, 2015

Choosing the Right Mattress for your Child

Choosing the Right Mattress for your Child

Skimping on a quality mattress for your child can lead to inadequate sleep during the most important development years of his or her life

Monday, Sep 14, 2015

How Much Sleep do you Really Need?

How Much Sleep do you Really Need?

Adequate sleep is a vital component in everyone’s life, but how much you need is a factor of both your age and lifestyle.

Friday, Mar 13, 2015

What You Didn't Know About Daylight Savings Time

What You Didn't Know About Daylight Savings Time

It's time to spring forward. Daylight saving time begun at 2 a.m. ET on Sunday, March 8, so don’t forget to turn your clock forward an hour.

Monday, Apr 18, 2016

The Benefits of Memory Foam Mattresses

The Benefits of Memory Foam Mattresses

With its NASA-developed technology, a responsive, memory foam mattress offers a bespoke experience that can lead to an excellent night’s sleep

Monday, Sep 19, 2016

Does Sleep Quality Affect Memory?

Does Sleep Quality Affect Memory?

How getting a full night’s sleep is crucial to your brain’s ability to form memories

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Sleep deprivation can have serious health risks on peoples body and mind. A recent study showed that half of Americans don’t get enough sleep. NBC Bay Area and Mancini's Sleepworld take a look at how sleep affects our lives.
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