Week in Sleep: New Kid on the Block

By Betty L  |  Jun 12, 2015
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While you were up late perusing the latest and greatest sleep site, we kept up with the rest of these sleep stories. Here’s everything you need to know to snooze soundly this weekend:

Casper launched a new sleep editorial site, Van Winkle’s, dedicated to waking up, turning down, and everything in between. (Wall Street Journal)

The coziest secret to living like an adult is having the perfect bed. Refinery29’s easy bedroom hacks will make your bedroom a blissful haven. (Refinery29)

Scientists are now discovering the processes through which sleep also cleans the brain like a plumbing system, in the process changing its cellular structure. This research has led to an increasingly sophisticated understanding of the brain’s internal workings. (Quartz)

Sleep in or work out? Sleep and exercise are both vital. But if you can’t seem to fit in both, you can sometimes substitute a little of one for a little of the other. (Time Inc.)

Do you toss and turn at night, yearning for a good night’s sleep? According to the Centers for Disease Control, an estimated 50 million to 70 million American adults have a sleep or wakefulness disorder that can affect their lives in serious ways. (CNN)

Neuroscientists at Washington State University have grown a minuscule bundle of brain cells that can be induced to conk out, get up, and even catch up on rebound sleep after extended periods of wakefulness. (Van Winkles)

Undiagnosed Sleep Apnea might be why you’re drowsy all day. Despite being one of the most common sleep disorders around, sleep apnea often goes undiagnosed and unnoticed due to a lack of awareness regarding its signs and symptoms. (Entrepreneur)

Could our regular use of Twitter tell us something about problems with insomnia or other sleep disorders? Recent findings show a first look at relationships between social media and sleep issues, based primarily on the assessments expressed in users’ tweets that might give small hints regarding sleep disorders or a greater risk of psychological issues. (Science World Report)

Moving into your first real apartment? Ditch the futon and get these 11 must-haves for a college grad’s first apartment. (Wired)

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