Good Question: How Much Sleep Do We Need?Wayzata Schools voted last night to let their high school students sleep in a little longer next year. Studies have shown many teenagers don't get nearly the amount of sleep they need. So, how much sleep do people need? Good Question.
Enjoy An Extra Hour Of Halloween Fun/Sleep Tonight!Good news for anyone that needs to catch up on some sleep. Daylight saving time is coming to an end this weekend. The change officially occurs at 2 a.m. Sunday morning. We will fall back -- giving everyone an extra hour of sleep.
Good Question: Why Do We Practice Daylight Saving Time?This Sunday at 2 a.m., most Americans will "fall back" and gain an extra hour when we revert to standard time. The first Sunday of November is the end of almost eight months of Daylight Saving Time (DST).
Study: Sleep Pill Takers 2X More Likely To Have Daytime Car AccidentsNearly seven percent of the population takes prescription sleep medications like Restoril or Ambien to sleep. But the American Journal of Public Health says those who take these pills at night are twice as likely to have a car accident during the day.
Study: Sleep As Important As Nutrition, Exercise For Food HealthA new study finds that sleep is just as important for food health as nutrition or exercise. The American Thoracic Society said most adults should be getting seven to nine hours a night.
Sleep Doctor Offers Medication-Free Tips For Catching Zzz'sAfter a day of going full-speed, it's often hard to put on the brakes and simply coast into sleep mode. WCCO photojournalist Melissa Martz can relate to that problem.
Study Says Teens Growing More Sleep DeprivedTeenagers are not getting enough sleep according to a recent study.
Sheriff: Driver Crosses Center Line, Strikes Squad Head-OnA Carvery County deputy and another driver were injured in a head-on collision late Thursday evening. According to the sheriff's office, the crash happened at about 9 p.m. on County State Aid Highway 11 near 4th Street in Carver.
How MN Moms' Pillow Invention Could Reinvent BedtimeHow early did your kids wake up to see Santa Claus? There's no denying the holiday season is busy, and bedtime can make the bedtime even busier. But one stocking stuffer designed by a pair of Minnesota mothers not only promises to help your children, but may even help you as well.
Minnesota Mom Invents Storytelling PillowGetting kids to bed on-time without a fuss can be a difficult task. But one Minnesota Mom is hoping to change that with a new invention: a storytelling pillow.
Sleeping Disorders Could Be Behind Behavioral Issues In KidsWe often associate snoring and sleep problems with overweight men. But our kids can have trouble sleeping, too. And doctors say it may affect them in more ways than just being tired. Doctors admit it's not easy for parents to link behavior issues to sleep.
Daylight Saving Time Ends This WeekendThis weekend, everyone is going to get the opportunity to take an extra hour of sleep. As the saying goes, "fall back, spring forward." Daylight saving time ends at 2 a.m. this Sunday, so don't forget to turn those clocks back.