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Back from break: How to get your sleep schedule on track

How to reestablish a healthy post-break sleep schedule.
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Need a caffeine break? Here’s how to stay alert all day without it

Rate this article and enter to winIf you’ve spent more time with a buzz-inducing cup of coffee than you have with your best friend this week, you’re not alone. The Coffee Association of Canada’s...
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Ask the doc: “What’s the cure for insomnia?”

—Jolene W., Mount Royal University, Alberta A short question, yet a complicated problem. Luckily, there’s a ton of research on this topic.First, let’s define insomnia. In a given month, if you consistently have more...
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Ask the professor: “How do you know when you have too much on your...

—Elsie T., California State University, NorthridgeI usually know when I have too much on my plate: I curl up in a ball, pull a blanket over me, and spoon a quart of ice cream...
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Ask the doc: I get chest pain a lot. How can I know if...

“I get chest pain a lot. How can I know if this is something serious?”—Jen U., Laurentian University; St. Lawrence College, OntarioThis question may seem simple, but it’s actually a little complicated. I’ll outline...
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Driving drowsy

You’re cruising down the highway, yellow streetlights streaming by in a blur, and you feel your eyelids drooping. While you may be eager to reach your destination, driving with too little sleep is startlingly...