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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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Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018

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.

Monday, Mar 12, 2018

Why It's Time to Flip or Change Your Mattress

Why It's Time to Flip or Change Your Mattress

Why flipping or changing your mattress this spring should be on your to do list.

Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018

Do I Need a New Mattress?

Do I Need a New Mattress?

5 telltale signs that it might be time to upgrade the most important piece of furniture in the household

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 21, 2017

Better Sleep = Better Grades

Better Sleep = Better Grades

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

Monday, May 21, 2018

The Best Mattress For Your Sleep Style

The Best Mattress For 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.

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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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