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Entries by Dr. Michael J. Breus from 04/2011

Sleep Your Way to Better Memory

| Posted 04.07.2011 | Healthy Living

A new study suggests that during sleep our brains actually choose to focus memory building on information it thinks will be important in the future.

Does Being Sleep-Deprived Make Us Irrationally Optimistic About Money?

| Posted 04.14.2011 | Healthy Living

Researchers at Duke University studied healthy volunteers and found that the less the participants slept, the more likely they were to focus on potential gains and ignore potential risks.

Air Traffic Controllers Sleeping on the Job: Is It Really Their Fault?

| Posted 04.21.2011 | Healthy Living

While I believe that no one should be working a night shift by himself or herself, air traffic controllers, pilots and anyone with responsibilities late at night or after long days should also consider these tips.

Parkinson's Disease and Sleep

| Posted 04.24.2011 | Huffington Post

One of the strangest and most interesting things about sleep, is dreaming. Dreams are a very complex phenomenon, and while some may reflect what we ar...

The Hat Trick for CPAP

| Posted 04.28.2011 | Huffington Post

If you're one of the 18 million Americans who suffer from Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), you know that one of the most helpful forms of treatment is t...