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Is Your Mattress Causing Your Back Pain?

Did you feel a twinge in your lower back when you woke up this morning? How about right now, as you're reading this? Back pain can be so common...

What’s the Best Mattress for Back Pain?

If you suffer from back pain, a good nights' sleep can make a world of difference. “Sleep is when we have most of our cell growth and repair, so...

How to Sleep Cool This Summer—and Save Money on Your Energy...

The dog days of summer are officially here—and that means your energy bill is probably headed through the roof right about now. According to the United States Department...

What’s the Best Mattress for Stomach Sleepers?

Anyone who sleeps on their stomach (and 7% of Americans do) has probably heard the warnings about back pain—or experienced some aches and soreness firsthand. While sleeping prone...

How to Break in a Mattress to Get Better Sleep

As anyone who's ever slipped on a new pair of Italian leather loafers knows, good shoes aren't always comfortable right away; it takes a few wearings until they...

What Beds Were Like in 1776

Long before steel-coil innersprings and high-tech memory foam—or any mattress at all, for that matter—early humans slept on layers of reeds, rushes, and leaves, where they bedded down...

7 Reasons Why You Should Sleep Naked

It's one of life's fundamental questions, like whether you're a dog person or a cat person, or prefer to vacation in the mountains or at the beach: Do...

Mattress Buying Tips for Every Age

Time changes all things—your sleep needs included. Children seem to be able to snooze virtually anywhere. But a tired parent, busy mid-life professional, or baby boomer? Not so...

Why Does My Dog Sleep Like That?

Does your dog sleep in the weirdest positions? Mine too. I've often wondered how he contorts himself into such fantastical shapes—and what it could possibly mean. So I...

Memory Foam vs. Innerspring: 5 Key Differences

First, the easy one: As the names suggest, the chief difference between a memory foam mattress and an innerspring is the material. One is made of layers of...

What’s the Best Mattress for Side Sleepers?

More than half of all adults are side sleepers, according to the National Sleep Foundation. If you're among them, you'll be glad to know that it's one of...

What Makes a Luxury Mattress?

Anyone who's gone mattress shopping lately has encountered the phenomenon of a "bed-in-a-box." It's the latest trend to hit the mattress industry, with dozens of companies getting in...