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Failed Insomnia Treatments: One Man's Journey

Failed Insomnia Treatments: One Man's Journey

The New Yorker  03.27.2015
For years, I have wrestled with insomnia, which doctors agree is the leading cause of my tossing and turning. In order to help my fellow-sufferers,...
Feeling Anxious Or Depressed? Sleep Deprivation May Be To Blame

Feeling Anxious Or Depressed? Sleep Deprivation May Be To Blame

Alena Hall  03.27.2015
Feeling emotionally overwhelmed during times of stress and can't figure out why? Your current sleeping habits might offer some helpful...
My Q and A With Patrick Fuller on How Neuroscience Can Unlock Sleep's Mysteries

My Q and A With Patrick Fuller on How Neuroscience Can Unlock Sleep's Mysteries

Arianna Huffington  03.26.2015
Patrick Fuller is a neuroscientist at Harvard Medical School's esteemed Division of Sleep Medicine. In answer to my questions, he shared...
The Best Argument Yet For Flexibility At Work: It Leads To More Sleep

The Best Argument Yet For Flexibility At Work: It Leads To More Sleep

Emily Peck  03.26.2015
When you have more control over when and where you work, you get more sleep.
The Science Behind Daylight Saving Time and Why You Feel Sleep-Deprived

The Science Behind Daylight Saving Time and Why You Feel Sleep-Deprived

Firas Kittaneh  03.25.2015
Daylight Saving Time is the first sign that spring is finally on its way. And while most of us look forward to the days staying lighter...
With Fewer Electronics, This Is How A City Sleeps

With Fewer Electronics, This Is How A City Sleeps

Pacific Standard  03.25.2015
Since the invention of the light bulb, humans have drifted further and further from their natural sleep patterns. Artificial light tricks...
The Hidden Brilliance Of Late Risers

The Hidden Brilliance Of Late Risers

Benjamin Spall  03.25.2015
The undeserved "lazy" stigma given to night owls comes about due to the early birds of the world never seeing you at your most productive...
Don't Snooze on Nutrition: See How Foods Affect Sleep

Don't Snooze on Nutrition: See How Foods Affect Sleep

Firas Kittaneh  03.24.2015
Research has found that certain nutrients in food can affect sleep, from how easy it is to fall asleep at a reasonable hour to the quality...
Naps Are Even Better For The Brain Than We Realized

Naps Are Even Better For The Brain Than We Realized

Carolyn Gregoire  03.23.2015
We know that naps are a great way to relieve stress while boosting mood and productivity. And new research suggests that a little midday...
What's In An Over-The-Counter Sleep Aid, Anyway?

What's In An Over-The-Counter Sleep Aid, Anyway?

Alena Hall  03.23.2015
The Question: How do over-the-counter sleep aids like ZzzQuil help me fall asleep? The Answer: These days there is a wide variety of OTC...
Obama: I'm Hoping For A 'Post-Administration Glow' After I Leave Office And Can Get More Sleep

Obama: I'm Hoping For A 'Post-Administration Glow' After I Leave Office And Can Get More Sleep

Paige Lavender  03.21.2015
When asked how much sleep he gets a night, President Barack Obama said, "probably not enough." "I will say that when people leave the...
How To Fall Asleep By Not Trying

How To Fall Asleep By Not Trying

  03.19.2015
By Melissa Dahl Follow @melissadahl Late at night, when you've been trying and failing for hours to fall asleep, perhaps the thing to...
Women's Sleep Health and MyApnea.Org: Opportunities to 'Power' Future Research and 'Personalize' Medicine

Women's Sleep Health and MyApnea.Org: Opportunities to 'Power' Future Research and 'Personalize' Medicine

Society for Women's Health Research  03.18.2015
There are new opportunities for women to take an active role in advancing the science of sleep and ultimately improving their health and...
My Q and A With Claire Sexton on How Sleep -- and Lack of Sleep -- Affects Our Brains

My Q and A With Claire Sexton on How Sleep -- and Lack of Sleep -- Affects Our Brains

Arianna Huffington  03.18.2015
How does the brain change as we age, and what steps can we take to help our brains stay healthy as time goes by? In answer to my questions,...