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Doctor: Blue Light From Electronics Can Wreak Havoc On Children’s Sleep

Doctors are warning parents about something their kids are increasingly exposed to and it may be playing a key role in disrupting their sleep. The latest research shows that nighttime exposure to blue light – mainly from computers, smartphones, tablets and e-readers — is particularly harmful.

09/15/2014

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WCCO’s Heather Brown Explores Secrets To Making Babies Sleep

WCCO’s Good Question Reporter Heather Brown knows the struggle to find sleep first hand. She’s been off the air the past two months concentrating on her newest job, being a mom. Heather and her husband, Joe, welcomed Riley Rose in May.

08/04/2014

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Arianna Huffington Speaks In Downtown Mpls., Urges Importance Of Sleep

Media mogul, political activist and author Arianna Huffington was in downtown Minneapolis Monday, urging women to embrace what she calls the secret to her success.

06/23/2014

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Study: Sharing A Bed With Your Pet Can Disturb Your Sleep

This is an obvious statement — pet owners love their furry family members. There’s always debate though, on where you let them sit or sleep.

06/05/2014

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Stray Bullet Hits Sleeping Woman In Minneapolis

A women was shot by a stray bullet while sleeping early Sunday morning, according to Minneapolis Police. The incident happen just after 2:30 a.m., when a bullet struck the woman in her arm while she was asleep in an upstairs bedroom in a home on the 700 block of Sheridan Ave. N. The victim suffered non-life threatening injuries, and refused medical transport.

03/16/2014

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Regardless Of Snow, The Sleep Out Begins And Aims To Raise $2M

While many Minnesotan’s are planning festive holiday gatherings, some don’t even know where they are sleeping any given night. Beginning this weekend, The Sleep Out has families helping fight poverty, and that includes camping out in tents and cardboard boxes.

11/08/2013

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The Six Best Hotel Beds For Shut-Eye

Check out these hotel beds around the world that help you get the best possible night’s sleep.

10/24/2013

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Get Yourself Prepped For Daylight Saving Time

It means setting those clocks back one hour the morning of Nov. 3. Sleep experts said although it’s easier to gain an hour than lose an hour, the time change still affects our circadian rhythm.

10/22/2013

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Get A Jump On Your Back-To-School Sleep Schedule

Memo to students: enjoy the extra sleep now. The school year begins in just a matter of weeks. Minneapolis schools are back in session on August 26. A lack of sleep affects kids significantly.

08/12/2013

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Not Getting Enough Sleep? Find Out If It’s A Disorder

If you’ve already had your coffee and you’re still feeling tired, it may be a sign of a bigger health problem. Many times people aren’t getting enough restful sleep they need because of conditions like apnea and insomnia.

07/29/2013

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Sleepless In The Summer? How To Catch Some ZZZs

Now that it’s summer and many of us are taking some vacation time, you’d think we’d be sleeping better. However, the summer months tend to make it even harder for us to get a good night’s rest — and it’s because of what we tend to do in the evenings.

06/26/2013

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Frank Vascellaro, A Snorer In Denial, Undergoes Sleep Study

Experts say 40 percent of Americans snore when they sleep. Then there are those of us who have to sleep next to a snorer. And those of us who are in denial. I was convinced my wife Amelia was imagining it, so I went to a sleep clinic to find the truth.

05/06/2013

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Daylight Saving: Springing Forward Harder Than Falling Back

Daylight saving time is this weekend, and we’ll move our clocks forward an hour. While it’s nice to have an extra daylight at the end of the day, this time change can feel like jet lag.

03/08/2013

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Study Shows We’re Not Getting Enough Sleep

This week is Sleep Awareness Week. More and more, we hear about studies that show sleep is essential to our mental and physical health. The problem? Most of us aren’t getting enough.

03/06/2013

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Sleepy? You May Need More Than Just Rest

Lack of sleep can negatively affect your concentration and health. Adults should get seven to eight hours of sleep every night.

02/27/2013

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