Sleep and Dreams

Fall asleep, stay asleep and find out why it's important to sleep. You can also learn why some people take walks or eat while they sleep.

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Visions of the Departed

Some people argue that our dreams of the dead carry important messages that can enrich and nourish our waking lives. Find out how visions of the departed can help us find closure and make peace with a loss.

When Roaches Rest

All creatures -- including roaches -- display behaviors akin to sleep. Find out what really happens when roaches rest.

Sleep Hygiene Doesn't Mean Bathing Before Bed

Hygiene is a key element in overall health and should be practiced in all areas of life. Learn more about hygiene and how it can be used for sleep.

Modafinil: The Ultimate Wake-up Pill?

Learn about new drugs that can help fight fatigue. Will they really keep you alert and awake? Learn more sleep in this article.

What Happens When We Sleep?

Why do we sleep? What happens when we sleep? Learn more about sleep in this article.

Poll: Americans Short on Sleep

How well do you know polycystic ovarian syndrome? Test your knowledge about polycystic ovarian syndrome with this quiz.

10 Tips for Better Sleep

Sleeping for many people is not an easy task. If you suffer from not being able to get to sleep quickly, then take a look at these steps that could possibly get you a good night's rest.

Sleep Schedule

Try this sleep schedule to help put yourself on the permanent path to a good night's rest.

As a Slumber Artist, I'm Pretty Much a Disaster

Sleeplessness is often due to bad habits. Follow journalist Vince Rause as he embarks on a month-long journey in search of a good night's sleep.

What Is Narcolepsy?

Narcolepsy causes sufferers to fall asleep unexpectedly. How does it work?

What causes snoring and can anything be done about it?

Snoring is not only frustrating for others trying to sleep, but it can also signal heath problems or sleep apnea.