Could Slight Brain Zap During Sleep Boost Memory?

THURSDAY, July 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Stimulating a targeted area of the brain with small doses of weak electricity while you sleep may enhance your ability to remember what you learned the night before, new research finds.

Health Tip: Choosing a Pregnancy Pillow

(HealthDay News) -- Sleeping comfortably can be a struggle during pregnancy, especially in the later months. A special pregnancy pillow may help you get a better night's rest.

Health Tip: Considering a Sleep Study?

(HealthDay News) -- If you can't find a way to get to sleep, a sleep study may help you figure out what's behind your insomnia.

Sleep Disorders 6 Times Higher Among Veterans

WEDNESDAY, July 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Sleep disorders are six times more likely among American military veterans than in the general population, a new study finds.

Early Bedtime for Preschoolers, Healthier Weight Later?

THURSDAY, July 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Sending preschoolers off to bed early may bring them an unexpected benefit: less chance of obesity when they are teens.

Dodge the Jet Lag, Enjoy Your Trip

WEDNESDAY, July 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People crossing time zones may assume jet lag is something they have to endure -- like airport delays and lost luggage. But there are several ways travelers can prepare for and minimize jet lag's troubling effects, a sleep specialist says.

Does Medical Marijuana Reduce Need for Other Meds?

WEDNESDAY, July 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People are actually using medical marijuana as a treatment for health problems, not simply as an excuse to get high, a new study suggests.

Health Tip: Exercise for Better Sleep

(HealthDay News) -- Exercising during the day can lead to better sleep at night.

Health Tip: Sleep Soundly Away From Home

(HealthDay News) -- It may be difficult to get a good night's sleep when you're away from home.

Sufficient Sleep May Help Protect Men Against Diabetes: Study

WEDNESDAY, June 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Too much or too little sleep may raise the risk of diabetes in men, but not women, a study by European researchers suggests.