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2014-09-04 12:26:05

Creator Kelly McMahon, and husband Julian McMahon of Nip/Tuck, work together to teach Kids to Dream Big with Practiced Positive Imagination Approach LOS ANGELES, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bedtime for Sarah Sullivan, a new children's book app created by Kelly McMahon and inspired by her husband, actor Julian McMahon (Nip/Tuck, Fantastic Four) and his close relationship with daughter Madison ("Maddy"), is now available on iOS for Apple, Google Play for Android and Kindle for a...

2014-07-10 23:11:24

According to Dr. Larisa Wainer with Morris Psychological Group, sleep is as important to our health as good nutrition and regular exercise. Not getting enough sleep is detrimental to daytime functioning – to our mood, energy, concentration and reaction time. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Almost everyone has occasional trouble sleeping. Stress, anxiety, something we ate, jet lag or any number of other things might keep us tossing and turning restlessly once in a while. But for 60...

2014-06-25 16:24:19

LOS ANGELES, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What is believed to be a pioneering "sleep time" genre of children's literature has been introduced by child psychiatrist Edward R. Ritvo, M.D. The importance of this innovative children's literature rests in the fact that sleep time stories promote bonding between the child and parent/caretaker which is a key foundation to developing a healthy child with strong self-esteem. "Sleepy time stories are powerful in that they convey to the...

2014-05-05 08:25:28

Dr. Rubin Naiman's New Book Offers an Alternative Approach to Sleep TUCSON, Ariz., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sleep has been abducted from its natural home in our personal lives and become exceedingly medicalized argues Dr. Rubin Naiman. He believes conventional medical approaches have fallen short by over emphasizing objective views of sleep while virtually ignoring the personal spiritual experience of the sleeper. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140502/83804 "Just as the...

2014-03-14 23:23:40

Changing your lifestyle to become a morning person has become easier with the help of Rise-N-Shine’s revolutionary pill, Wake Up On Time. Sparta, NJ (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 The 7th Annual World Sleep Day takes place on March 14, where members of the World Association of Sleep Medicine and the World Sleep Day Committee come together and educate the world on the importance of getting enough sleep. An astonishing 21% of adults get less than six hours of sleep each night, making it hard from...

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2014-03-03 05:30:55

WASHINGTON, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Although sleep problems persist among many American children, parents can make a difference by setting boundaries around electronics use, enforcing rules and setting a good example. These are the latest findings from the National Sleep Foundation's (NSF) Sleep in America® poll, an annual study that began in 1991. The 2014 poll took a deeper look into the sleep practices and beliefs of the modern family with school-aged children. "For children, a...

2014-02-12 23:03:19

Ultimate Spelling™ developer eReflect explains in a recently-published blog post that kids with regular sleep routines are able to do better at reading and math, something that was revealed by a 10,000-participant study conducted by the University College of London. New York City, NY (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 Better performance in reading and math tests is closely related to regular sleeping patterns, a new study by the University College of London revealed. The study showed that...

Toddler's Time For Bed Is Very Important
2013-12-18 12:07:04

University of Colorado at Boulder The bedtime you select for your toddler may be out of sync with his or her internal body clock, which can contribute to difficulties for youngsters attempting to settle in for the night, according to a new University of Colorado Boulder study. The study pinpointed the time when the hormone melatonin increased in the evening, indicating the start of the biological night, in a group of 14 toddlers whose sleep also was studied over the course of six days....

2013-12-05 14:22:38

Medical researchers point to developmental factors, specifically the decline of the sleep-inducing hormone melatonin, as an explanation for why children get less sleep as they become teenagers. But a new study suggests that social ties, including relationships with peers and parents, may be even more responsible for changing sleep patterns among adolescents. "My study found that social ties were more important than biological development as predictors of teen sleep behaviors," said David...

Technology In The Bedroom Disrupts Teen Sleep
2013-11-15 10:03:51

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Televisions, computers, gaming consoles and mobile phones in children's bedrooms can cause anxiety and sleep loss, Canadian researchers reported in the current issue of the Journal of Pediatric Psychology. Having these devices in the bedroom trains the brain to see the room as a place for entertainment, rather than a place for calmness and rest, said the researchers from Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia, Canada. “One of...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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