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Full Show: Helping Students Return To School After A Shooting, And Answers To Your Sleep Questions (May 28, 2018)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: We learn how counselors help students return to class after a school shooting. Sleep expert Dr. Richard Castriotta answers your questions. And we recap the Rockets' playoff loss to the Warriors.

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Answers to Your Questions About Sleep and Sleep Disorders

Posted on · Did you get enough sleep last night? One in three adults don’t get enough sleep. Why is sleep so important, anyway? The American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the Sleep Research Society insist that sleeping less than seven hours per day is associated with an increased risk of developing chronic conditions such as obesity, diabetes, high blood […]

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Sleep Disorders, and an Exclusive with Gerald Hines: Thursday’s Show (January 5, 2017)

Posted on · Did you get enough sleep last night? One in three adults don’t get enough sleep. Why is sleep so important, anyway? The American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the Sleep Research Society insist that sleeping less than seven hours per day is associated with an increased risk of developing chronic conditions such as obesity, diabetes, high blood […]

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How Antidepressants Affect Sleep and Other Questions About Sleep

Posted on · On the road, at work, at school and at home — we, our friends, neighbors, co-workers and loved ones average less than seven hours of sleep each weekday. That’s a lot of sleep-deprived Houstonians. And we’re not just tired. We’re inattentive, less productive and it’s not good for us. That’s why every six months or so, […]

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Sleep and Sleep Disorders: Tuesday’s Show (July 12, 2016)

Posted on · On the road, at work, at school and at home — we, our friends, neighbors, co-workers and loved ones average less than seven hours of sleep each weekday. That’s a lot of sleep-deprived Houstonians. And we’re not just tired. We’re inattentive, less productive and it’s not good for us. That’s why every six months or so, […]

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The Real Final Frontier: Sleep in Space

Posted on · Dr. Smith Johnston has one job: to help NASA astronauts go to sleep. He doesn’t use any of the typical means you or I might use – like listening to the dulcet sounds of recorded waterfalls and birds. This aerospace doctor uses precision medicine, including tight schedules and scientific development of new LEDs, to keep […]

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Good Sleep Doesn’t Have to Be a Dream: Your Sleep Disorder Questions Answered

Posted on · On the road, at work, at school, at home — we, our friends, neighbors, co-workers and loved ones average less than seven hours of sleep each weekday. That’s a lot of sleep-deprived Houstonians. And we’re not just tired, we’re inattentive, less productive, and it’s not good for us. That’s why every six months or so, we […]