HEALTHY LIVING

5 Myths About Sleep

11/26/2012 05:39 pm ET | Updated Jan 26, 2013

If shopping on Black Friday leaves you exhausted, or if your holiday guests keep you up until the wee hours, a long Thanksgiving weekend should offer an opportunity for some serious shut-eye. We spend between a quarter and a third of our lives asleep, but that doesn't make us experts on how much is too much, how little is too little or how many hours of rest the kids need to be sharp in school. Let's tackle some popular myths about Mr. Sandman.

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