Julia Quade

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The Best Leg Elevation Pillow for Supporting Your Body

Leg elevation pillows can be used for many purposes. In particular, people buy these pillows to reduce swelling or pain in the legs during sleeping hours or to comfort them post-surgery. Sleep Authorities has outlined some of the best leg elevation pillows below to best suit all your sleeping needs. Whether you’re recovering from a

Brown blocks with black letters spelling "narcolepsy" against a black background.

One man’s journey toward community through narcolepsy

13 years. That’s how long it took Henry Nutig to receive a formal diagnosis for his constant, daytime tiredness and inability to ever feel rested or sleep well at night. Eventually, Henry would discover his symptoms aligned with type 2 narcolepsy, the more common type of the disorder that causes drowsiness during the day and

A child in a blue shirt sleeping on a white pillow with a white blanket.

Melatonin for kids: A quick sleep fix or something more?

Take a quick walk down the medicine aisle at any grocery store, and you’re likely to notice a shelf with melatonin gummies labeled “for children.” Though supplemental melatonin is only regulated by the FDA as a dietary supplement, meaning, the FDA regulates it less strictly than a prescription or over-the-counter drug, it still appears in

A homeless youth holding a cardboard house with a cut-out window and door.

Covenant House to host third Young Professionals Sleep Out event

ST. LOUIS — Covenant House will host its third annual Young Professionals Sleep Out event on March 20 with 21 sleepers so far, including six staff members participating. The event will take place outdoors in their nearby courtyard from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. the next day and aims to promote awareness and space for

Saatva Youth Mattress Review

Saatva Youth Mattress Review – The Best Kids Bed?

The Flippable Mattress for Ages 3 to 12 The Saatva Youth mattress is a great option for your growing child. One side suits age 3-7 while the other offers more support for ages 8-12. It also features an internal waterproof barrier to protect against accidents. See Offer Mattress Performance Firmness 70% Edge Support 80% Temperature

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Gun ownership does not improve sleep, says study

ST. LOUIS — A new study published in the Preventive Medicine journal concluded that owning a gun does not impact a person’s sleep disturbance. Terrence Hill, associate professor at the University of Arizona’s School of Sociology, helped conduct the research. In 2019, Hill researched the relationship between fear and gun ownership, which ultimately led to

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Best Pillow for Migraine Sufferers

Did you know that your pillow can give you a headache? It’s true! See our favorite pillow for migraines to keep those mega-headaches at bay.

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Best Wool Blankets to Cuddle Up With

When you buy a new blanket, you want it help you sleep better. During winter, what’s better than a warm and cozy wool blanket?

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Mattress in a Box: How Does It Work?

If you’ve never bought a mattress online, chances are you may have never seen a mattress rolled tightly in a compact box, either. Mattresses in a box are becoming the popular bedding choice among many people, including Instagram influencers and celebrities—and for good reason. For one, most mattress-in-a-box companies are online-based, so you can shop

Young woman sleeping on orthopedic pillow. Healthy posture concept

Best Mattresses for Back Sleepers: A Guide to the Firmest Beds

When it comes to buying a mattress fit for a back sleeper, firmness and pressure-point relief are two key features to look out for. Mattresses come in all shapes, sizes and firmness levels, though, so the buying process isn’t always straightforward. Sleep Authorities has outlined a step-by-step buying guide below to help back sleepers find

Two feet resting on two white bed pillows underneath white bed covers.
Julia Quade

The Best Leg Elevation Pillow for Supporting Your Body

Leg elevation pillows can be used for many purposes. In particular, people buy these pillows to reduce swelling or pain in the legs during sleeping hours or to comfort them post-surgery. Sleep Authorities has outlined some of the best leg elevation pillows below to best suit all your sleeping needs. Whether you’re recovering from a

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Brown blocks with black letters spelling "narcolepsy" against a black background.
Julia Quade

One man’s journey toward community through narcolepsy

13 years. That’s how long it took Henry Nutig to receive a formal diagnosis for his constant, daytime tiredness and inability to ever feel rested or sleep well at night. Eventually, Henry would discover his symptoms aligned with type 2 narcolepsy, the more common type of the disorder that causes drowsiness during the day and

READ MORE
A child in a blue shirt sleeping on a white pillow with a white blanket.
Julia Quade

Melatonin for kids: A quick sleep fix or something more?

Take a quick walk down the medicine aisle at any grocery store, and you’re likely to notice a shelf with melatonin gummies labeled “for children.” Though supplemental melatonin is only regulated by the FDA as a dietary supplement, meaning, the FDA regulates it less strictly than a prescription or over-the-counter drug, it still appears in

READ MORE
A homeless youth holding a cardboard house with a cut-out window and door.
Julia Quade

Covenant House to host third Young Professionals Sleep Out event

ST. LOUIS — Covenant House will host its third annual Young Professionals Sleep Out event on March 20 with 21 sleepers so far, including six staff members participating. The event will take place outdoors in their nearby courtyard from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. the next day and aims to promote awareness and space for

READ MORE
Saatva Youth Mattress Review
Julia Quade

Saatva Youth Mattress Review – The Best Kids Bed?

The Flippable Mattress for Ages 3 to 12 The Saatva Youth mattress is a great option for your growing child. One side suits age 3-7 while the other offers more support for ages 8-12. It also features an internal waterproof barrier to protect against accidents. See Offer Mattress Performance Firmness 70% Edge Support 80% Temperature

READ MORE
A black gun with five bullets sitting on a surface.
Julia Quade

Gun ownership does not improve sleep, says study

ST. LOUIS — A new study published in the Preventive Medicine journal concluded that owning a gun does not impact a person’s sleep disturbance. Terrence Hill, associate professor at the University of Arizona’s School of Sociology, helped conduct the research. In 2019, Hill researched the relationship between fear and gun ownership, which ultimately led to

READ MORE
A couple sitting on a mattress with boxes surrounding them.
Julia Quade

Mattress in a Box: How Does It Work?

If you’ve never bought a mattress online, chances are you may have never seen a mattress rolled tightly in a compact box, either. Mattresses in a box are becoming the popular bedding choice among many people, including Instagram influencers and celebrities—and for good reason. For one, most mattress-in-a-box companies are online-based, so you can shop

READ MORE
Young woman sleeping on orthopedic pillow. Healthy posture concept
Julia Quade

Best Mattresses for Back Sleepers: A Guide to the Firmest Beds

When it comes to buying a mattress fit for a back sleeper, firmness and pressure-point relief are two key features to look out for. Mattresses come in all shapes, sizes and firmness levels, though, so the buying process isn’t always straightforward. Sleep Authorities has outlined a step-by-step buying guide below to help back sleepers find

READ MORE