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Sleeping Giants

Jackie Stroka | Posted 11.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

In 2005, the U.S. Olympic Committee, in consultation with sleep expert Mark Rosekind, upgraded the rooms at its Colorado Springs training center. The ...

Short Naps Help Us Course Correct

Jackie Stroka | Posted 11.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

But what do we do if, despite our best intentions, we're not getting the seven or eight hours a night of sleep we need? Researchers have found that ev...

Insomnia and the Performance of U.S. Workers

Jackie Stroka | Posted 11.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

A 2011 Harvard Medical School study found that insomnia was significantly associated with lost work performance, and when projected onto the entire U....

Brains Sweep Themselves Clean of Toxins During Sleep

Jackie Stroka | Posted 10.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

A 2013 study on mice showed that during sleep the brain clears out harmful waste proteins that build up between its cells -- a process that may reduce...

Regular Sleep Helps Us Exercise Better

Jackie Stroka | Posted 10.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

Many of us know that regular exercise helps us sleep better, but what I discovered is that it's a two-way street. Regular sleep also helps us exercise...

What Are the Trends in the Sleep Industry Today And the Future of Sleep Technology?

Jackie Stroka | Posted 10.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

The Trend And Future Is In People Wanting To Increase The Sleep Experience Arianna Huffington recently asked Michael Breus, aka The Sleep Doctor que...

Sleep or How Little We Need Has Become a Symbol of Our Prowess

Jackie Stroka | Posted 10.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

Most of us fail to make good use of such an invaluable part of our lives. In fact, we deliberately do just the opposite. We think, mistakenly, that su...

There's a Reason Why Sleep Deprivation Is Classified As a Form of Torture

Jackie Stroka | Posted 09.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

Do We Want To Really Drag Ourselves Around Like Zombies? There's a reason why sleep deprivation is classified as a form of torture and is a common st...

An Extra Hour of Sleep Can Do More for Daily Happiness Than a $60,000 Raise

Jackie Stroka | Posted 09.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

More and more scientific studies speak to the irrefutable benefits of sleep. A study published in Science even calculated that for the sleep deprived,...

Women Are Significantly More Sleep-Deprived Than Men

Jackie Stroka | Posted 08.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

"Women are significantly more sleep-deprived than men," confirms Dr. Michael Breus, author of Beauty Sleep. "They have so many commitments, and sleep ...

How Many of Us Know the Secret Behind an Adequate Night's Sleep?

Jackie Stroka | Posted 08.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

There's practically no element of our lives that's not improved by getting adequate sleep. And there is no element of life that's not diminished by a ...

Dr. Nancy Snyderman With Marlo Thomas (WATCH)

Posted 08.12.2013 | Home

This week, I welcomed Chief Medical Editor for NBC News Dr. Nancy Snyderman back to Mondays With Marlo. I was so excited to ask Dr. Snyderman all of y...

Can Changing Our Mindset Improve Our Health and Well-Being?

Grace Fuller | Posted 03.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Grace Fuller

We can prove in our own lives that, whether or not we are aware of it, our spiritual practice can help us achieve better health.

Taking Charge Of Your Own Health Care

Dr. Cindy Haines | Posted 09.12.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cindy Haines

Doctors and other providers can offer tools that help you stave off disease and stay healthy, like medications, surgery and other treatments. But oftentimes, you're the one who has to make sure these tools work.

How Touching Makes You Healthier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Whether it's a squeeze of the hand, a big bear hug, a kneading massage, even a bedroom romp, touch is shaping up to be the ultimate mind-body medicine...

YOU Voted: The Most Inspiring HEALTH 'Breakthrough' Story Of The Week! (PHOTO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.13.2012 | Healthy Living

We asked YOU to participate by sharing the strategies you learned from prevailing through a health crisis. You shared YOUR health 'Breakthrough' ex...

PARTICIPATE: Pick The Most Inspiring Health 'Breakthrough' Story And Share YOUR Own! (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.13.2012 | Healthy Living

We've all experienced crises in our lives. But crisis doesn't have to mean failure, loss and powerlessness. According to inspirational speaker and bes...

Lifestyle Changes vs. Medication: When Each Is Right

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

TLC is slower in its effects than medications such as statins, or antihypertensives. But it is ultimately both safer and more potent. No single drug comes close.

Your Body's Clues About Your Health (VIDEO)

Better.TV | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Cortenay Smith, senior editor at Prevention Magazine, joins Better.TV to discuss "body oddities" -- the ways in which our bodies sometimes hold clues ...