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​It’s Not The Heat, It’s The Humidity

Posted by Aline Martin O'Brien on 10th Aug 2021

​It’s Not The Heat, It’s The Humidity

Summer is one of the most eagerly awaited seasons. And yet, it brings its share of pests to our peaceful nights: heat, allergies, insects, persistent daylight, etc, and humidity.Summer is here and it …

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​Back to School - Back to the Bedroom?

Posted by Aline Martin O'Brien on 2nd Aug 2021

​Back to School - Back to the Bedroom?

When do you go back can mean only one thing to a large segment of the population - when do your school-age children return to the classroom (or living on campus @ college). The answer is: it depends w …

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​What's Your Sleep Midpoint?

Posted by Aline Martin O'Brien on 15th Jul 2021

​What's Your Sleep Midpoint?

The burden of too much information has been observed for centuries. The American essayist and philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson elegantly observed, “There are many things of which a wise man might wish …

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​Seasonal Affective Disorder - in the Summer!

Posted by Aline Martin O'Brien on 12th Jul 2021

​Seasonal Affective Disorder - in the Summer!

We’ve written about REM sleep, Circadian rhythms, the effects of Daylight Savings Time, and many other sleep-related topics, but here’s something from the sleep researchers that just might be new to y …

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George Washington Slept Here

Posted by Aline Martin O'Brien on 16th Jun 2021

George Washington Slept Here

"I ... stripped myself very orderly and went in to the Bed as they call'd it, when to my Surprize I found it to be nothing but a Little Straw - Matted together [and] one Thread Bear blanket with doubl …

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