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Is Your Mattress Releasing Toxins While You Sleep?

WEDNESDAY, July 10, 2019 — Most people consider their bed a safe haven, but new research suggests your body heat might trigger the release of potentially harmful chemicals from your mattress. Mattresses are known to release minute amounts of gaseous chemicals called volatile organic compounds (VOCs). These VOCs come mainly from the polyurethane used in… Read More »

Sleep myths may hinder good sleep and health

(Reuters Health) – Widespread beliefs about sleeping include advice on how much sleep is enough, what quality sleep means and how to achieve it, but when these pronouncements are wrong, they can do more harm than good, researchers argue. The study team gathered the most common sleep “myths” and asked sleep-science experts to rank them… Read More »