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Entries by Dr. Michael J. Breus from 06/2009

Do You Recognize Me? The Power of Sleep in Identifying a Face

| Posted 06.04.2009 | Healthy Living

We've all experienced it. You see a face and think, "Where do I now that person from? He looks so familiar!" Sometimes, a few more minutes of ponderin...

The Sounds and Sleeplessness in the ICU--Part I

| Posted 06.12.2009 | Healthy Living

Being in the ICU is hard enough to endure. Throw in sleeplessness caused by noise pollution and just about everything worsens.

The Sounds and Sleeplessness in the ICU--Part II

| Posted 06.14.2009 | Healthy Living

Earlier this week I covered a new study that points to the disturbing effects (literally) of noise pollution in intensive care units. The second half ...

Sleep on the Government's Agenda

| Posted 06.16.2009 | Healthy Living

Has someone been falling asleep in Congress? I was delighted to hear that Florida Congressman Gus Bilirakis has just introduced a sleep apnea awarenes...

Mattress Money Stasher Throws out a Million!

| Posted 06.22.2009 | Healthy Living

The story reads like something out of a sitcom or a joke that doesn't have a punchline. Woman stashes life savings to the tune of $1 million in her ma...

Nap vs. Caffeine vs. More Nighttime Sleep?

| Posted 06.24.2009 | Healthy Living

A new study just released proves the power of a nap over a jolt of caffeine and even more sleep at night.