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Entries by Dr. Michael J. Breus from 03/2008

6 Minutes to a Sharper Memory?

| Posted 03.04.2008 | Healthy Living

In a new study just published, German researchers have shown that if you nap just six itty-bitty minutes during the day, it will not only make you feel better but will also improve your ability to learn and remember.

Smoking and SIDS: The Connection Explained

| Posted 03.10.2008 | Healthy Living

Like we need one more reason not to smoke, especially during pregnancy: new science is telling us that the increased risk for SIDS among people exposed to nicotine is very real.

New 2008 Sleep Poll Won't Change Anything

| Posted 03.11.2008 | Healthy Living

How many of you heard news this week about a new study in our sleepless society? The National Sleep Foundation just released its 2008 Poll showing just how bad our sleep deprivation is getting.

More Studies, Less Action

| Posted 03.13.2008 | Healthy Living

The clock is ticking. You don't dare look at it to learn how far past your bedtime it is, or how close to getting up it is (but you do hear birds chirping).

Are We Sleep Deprived Or Not?

| Posted 03.25.2008 | Healthy Living

Forty years ago we didn't have the Internet, the always-on cell phones, the 50 hour work week, the 24/7 markets, convenience stores, and CNN. Put simply, we didn't have nearly as many excuses to scrimp on sleep.

CPAP: Cannot Possibly Act Passionate

| Posted 03.31.2008 | Healthy Living

It's the white elephant in the room. How does a couple where one person uses a CPAP machine at night get past the "unsexy" factor of the machine to keep the bedroom a romantic spot?