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Sleep is a crucial component of a healthy lifestyle. Read more about how to get more rest and learn why it matters from an ancestral health perspective.

RHR: Why We Need Sleep, with Dr. Matthew Walker
We need adequate sleep, but it hasn’t always been clear why—and there’s still a lot we don’t understand about how our bodies rest. Dr. Matthew Walker has devoted his career to studying the subject of...
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RHR: How Sleep Temperature Improves Your Rest, with Tara Youngblood
Getting enough sleep is one of the most important things we can do for our health, and optimizing your sleep temperature can have a major impact on the quality of your rest. In this episode...
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RHR: How to Use Tech to Improve Your Sleep, with Harpreet Rai
In this episode, I talk with Oura Ring’s Harpreet Rai about how to use technology to track your sleep habits and improve your shuteye.
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Sleep Deprivation in Kids and Teens: A Real Cause for Concern
Do your kids get enough sleep? A recent report by the CDC suggests that most children are missing some Z’s. Learn how much sleep kids really need and tips on helping kids get more shut-eye.
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Is Too Much Internet Use Making Us Sick?
The internet has reshaped the way we live and work, but not without drawbacks. Get tips on protecting your health without giving up the internet entirely.
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RHR: Yes, You Still Need 7-8 Hours of Sleep—with Dan Pardi
In today's episode, Dan Pardi and I interpret the recent UCLA sleep study and discuss how it impacts those of us living in the industrialized world.
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8 Tips for Beating Insomnia and Improving Your Sleep
Do you have trouble sleeping? Make sleep a priority by following these eight tips that will help you fall asleep and stay asleep.
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Why Your Genes Aren’t Your Destiny
At one time scientists believed our DNA held the key to preventing and reversing disease. But we now know that our environment—not our genes—is the primary driver of health and longevity.
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How Much Sleep Do You Need?
How can you get the physiological and behavioral benefits of a perfectly managed sleep-wake practice? This article will help you answer that question.
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