Is a Cold Mattress the Key to Better Sleep?

Posted on 06/19/2013 by |Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthAre you hot in bed? No, no — not that kind of hot. (Although I’m sure you are.) I mean literally hot. Like sweaty, restless and unable to sleep well. A new survey by the Better Sleep Council found that disagreements about bedroom temperature topped tossing and turning and even snoring for the reasons couples gave for not getting a good night’s sleep. In the survey, taken last year, a majority of American adults (85 percent) said they had problems …

Memory Foam Mattress: Choosing Sleep Over Sex?

Posted on 05/21/2012 by |Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthWhich is more important to you, sleep or sex? That seems to be the choice if you’re considering (or have bought) one of those cushy, squishy, memory foam mattresses that have become wildly popular in the past eight years. A lengthy story in Barron’s finds that while the mattresses are good at supporting the body during sleep, they’re not so supportive of our sex lives. People commenting on Internet message boards complain about “lack of traction.” One mattress owner wrote, “It’s …

8 Unhealthy Things Never To Buy At A Garage Sale

Posted on 03/5/2012 by |Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthWe all like a good bargain, but some of the so-called good buys at garage sales or resale shops can be hazardous to your (and your kids’ or grandkids‘) health and safety. In some instances, they could even be fatal. The folks at Readers Digest came up with a list of things never to buy at garage sales, plus the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) also publishes a helpful list of dangerous, recalled children’s products that often turn up at resale …