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  • Can't keep off the pounds? Make sure you're getting enough sleep

    Can't keep off the pounds? Make sure you're getting enough sleep

    You exercise, don't overeat, maybe you've even tried going gluten-, flour-, sugar- or meat-free — but you still can't drop the extra pounds. A study published earlier this year in the journal Sleep joins mounting research suggesting that the reason for the extra weight might be a lack of sleep....

  • Alarm clock-lamp tries to get you on a sleepy wavelength

    Alarm clock-lamp tries to get you on a sleepy wavelength

    Fall asleep easier, wake up refreshed. That's the idea behind the pricey Aura Connected Alarm Clock ($190, www.withings.com), a touch-sensitive bedside lamp that also functions as a radio/alarm clock. Its maker says it offers science, not magic, to facilitate a better night's sleep. The secret?...

  • Apps to help regulate your sleep

    Apps to help regulate your sleep

    Your cellphone is mostly your enemy when it comes to sleep. But that clever little device can also hold apps designed to send you into dreamland — or at least let you know just how much good sleep you're getting. And many of us can use some help. The National Sleep Foundation found that 43% of...

  • Deep sleepers might try slipping a Pulse under the pillow

    Deep sleepers might try slipping a Pulse under the pillow

    If you have a teenage child, you know that he or she usually has no trouble sleeping. The challenge is waking your teen up. He or she might benefit from the Amplifyze TCL Pulse, a wireless bed shaker and timer that connects an iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad via Bluetooth to the Pulse device, which...

  • Sports clothing lines cater to religiously observant athletes

    Sports clothing lines cater to religiously observant athletes

    When fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad walks into the stadium for the opening ceremonies of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, people will take notice. Ibtihaj, an observant Muslim, will be the first U.S. athlete to compete while adhering to hijab, the Koranic principle of modesty. Until recently,...

  • He hiked the Grand Canyon in a day, on the lookout for blisters and ooh-aah views

    He hiked the Grand Canyon in a day, on the lookout for blisters and ooh-aah views

    Hiking the Grand Canyon was not on my bucket list. A marathon, yes. Bike 200 miles in a day, yes. Ironman triathlon, absolutely. But for some reason, a mere day hike, even in one of the world's most spectacular natural wonders, was never on my radar. I'd been to the Grand Canyon several times as...

  • 'Throwaway culture' can negatively affect relationships

    'Throwaway culture' can negatively affect relationships

    In the age of Snapchat, Tinder and texting, it shouldn't be surprising that permanence isn't a strong suit for many of us. "Throwaway culture can include relationships," says Omri Gillath, an associate professor in the University of Kansas' psychology department. Gillath and Lucas Keefer of the...

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