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Entries by Dr. Michael J. Breus from 12/2010

Drowsy Driving: Don't Find Yourself Doing It This Holiday Season

| Posted 12.03.2010 | Healthy Living

It's practically human nature to underestimate the negative effects associated with fatigue and sleep deprivation and, conversely, overestimate our abilities to overcome them while driving.

How Your Sleep Habits May Be Damaging Your Heart

| Posted 12.10.2010 | Healthy Living

If someone said to you that your lifetime risk of a heart attack was close to 100 percent, you'd probably want to do everything you could to either prevent that fate or delay it by as long as possible, right?

For New Parents, Uninterrupted Sleep Has a Gender Bias

| Posted 12.17.2010 | Healthy Living

A University of Michigan researcher has given us the "first known nationally representative data documenting substantial gender differences in getting up at night -- mainly for babies and small children."

Holiday Jet Leg: Affecting the Brain Long After the Season Is Over

| Posted 12.25.2010 | Healthy Living

Whether you are traveling across the country, or picking up a holiday shift, here are some simple things to help fight jet lag (and keep your brain healthy).