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‘Hammock’ effect or ‘rocking’ helps adults fall asleep faster

You’re lying in a hammock on a warm afternoon. You rock softly back and forth. In no time you’re … snoring. This is no real surprise—after all, we’ve all rocked our babies asleep. But researchers wanted to know how rocking … Continue reading

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Naps Best Way to Fight Midday Nods

  WebMD Health News reports a small British study that suggests that a short siesta or a jolt of java help combat the mid-afternoon nods. What doesn’t seem to work, the study showed, is trying to grab some extra winks … Continue reading

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