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Buying a Mattress This Weekend? Make Sure You Do These Five...

It's Memorial Day Weekend, which for most people means extra time off to spend with family and loved ones—and also sales. Lots and lots of sales. One of...

How to Sleep on an Airplane (Even in a Middle Seat)

Have a couple of drinks. Wait—on second thought, avoid alcohol. Eat until you're full. No, fast a few hours. Pop a pill. Scratch that, no pharmaceuticals! Does anyone really...

Here’s What Happens to Your Body When You Don’t Get Enough...

It's widely recognized as a form of torture, and one expert calls it “low-level brain damage." For many people though, sleep deprivation is just another part of life....

Looking for an Innerspring Mattress? Here’s What You Need to Know

If the words “innerspring mattress" conjure up memories of the old, saggy, squeaky bed you had to sleep on at Grandma's house when you were a kid, then...

What’s the Best Time to Buy a Mattress?

If you're in the market for a new bed, you may be wondering when is the best time to buy a mattress. Popular “deals" come at various times...

How to Keep the “First-Night Effect” From Ruining Your Sleep

You've been anticipating your summer getaway for months. The setting is bucolic, the rental cottage is charming. After an exhilarating arrival, you snuggle into a cozy bed. The...

Should You Get a “Sleep Divorce?”

Actor Rob Lowe raised some eyebrows recently when he made a striking confession about his sleeping habits. Appearing as a guest on The Ellen Degeneres Show, Lowe admitted...

How to Help Your Child Sleep Better at Summer Camp

Packing up a duffel bag with sunblock, bug spray, a baseball mitt, and a pack of UNO cards and boarding that bus for sleepaway camp can be a...

5 Ways to Squeeze More Life Out of an Old Mattress

Two words that perfectly capture how it feels when you realize an essential item like your mattress is kaput? Big. Sigh. We get it—replacing a mattress can feel like...

The Science Behind Sleep Masks

The dreaded long-haul flight: engine noise, cramped seats, turbulence, cabin lights. We've all been there. How can anyone sleep in that environment? The key is to filter out...

“Exploding Head Syndrome” and Other Little-Known Sleep Disorders

Sleep is mysterious. Every animal on the planet needs it, but each one does it a little differently—and scientists still don't know why sleep is so important. So...

The Best Mattress for Pregnancy

For many moms-to-be, getting a good night's sleep can seem like an impossible dream. Though pregnancy makes you feel more tired than usual, the changes your body undergoes...