There is no question that even if fatigue wasn't the cause of this crash, it is a major cause of crashes -- not just for buses, but for trucks, airplanes, trains and boating accidents, as well.
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Your bedroom is more than just the room that happens to house your bed -- it is your personal environment for sleeping.
We continue to live by a remarkably durable myth: Sleeping one hour less will give us one more hour of productivity.
If sleep is a nightly get-away, then the nightstand is the overnight bag we carry at our side. We can learn a lot about a person and their travels by examining their bags.
Researchers report that a brief behavioral treatment appears to alleviate insomnia in older adults for at least six months. The intervention consisted...
Children who get too little sleep and have irregular school-day sleep schedules are more likely to be obese, especially if they don't make up for lost...
My husband has a dream: Separate bedrooms. It's a dream he's had for a while. It's a simple dream, yet one that can create serious complications in a marriage.
These are what I considered some of the top stories in sleep medicine in 2010, and I have included a practical sleep suggestion to help you use this research in your everyday life.
Speaking at TEDWomen last month, Arianna Huffington talked about a simple idea with the potential to unlock billions of big ideas dormant inside us: g...
As flu season rears its ugly head once again, many people are stocking up their medicine cabinets and popping vitamin C with hopes of avoiding the com...
A good number of my coaching clients have difficulty drifting off into a peaceful slumber and/or sleeping through the night.
As if we really needed anything else affecting a teen's mood and sleep, recent research shows that Internet use and texting can have a serious, detrimental effect on both sleep and mood.
From a sleep perspective, I wondered what it would be like to live in an environment with no natural light for 69 days.
If you're among the millions who get up before dawn or worse, then chances are you don't get to bed early enough to make up the difference in sleep time.
Need a reason to hit the snooze button a few more times? Sleep is as vital for survival as food, according to Dr. Mary Susan Esther, president of th...
Here are a few tip and tricks I have used with my patients over the years to make the transition from summer to school a bit smoother.
Your favorite MLB team is pitching. Who do you want on the mound? A recent research study would indicate that you should take his sleep habits into account before answering!
Over the years, I have noticed an increasing problem in many of my teen patients: sleep deprivation.
You've done all the obvious stuff--cut out late-night caffeine, made sure your bedroom is dark and cozy, avoided scary movies or struggling with your...
So what's the magic in cherry juice? Cherries contain melatonin, a natural antioxidant with a well-documented history of helping to regulate the sleep-wake cycle.
We evolved according to the natural rhythms of darkness and light; our bodily functions reflect this and undergo similar fluctuations. They perform best when we live in accordance, as much as possible, with these cycles.
With insomnia as with any chronic problem, one must look for the underlying imbalances and root causes and address them. Here are the common sleep "mistakes" I see in my practice and their solutions.
What happens when your work schedule interferes with a good night's sleep and you find yourself growing increasingly exhausted? ...
Anyone who's ever experienced a fitful night of sleep knows that "just relax" is easier said than done. But do-it-yourself meditation practices ma...
Men and women are joyously different. The adventurous complementarity those differences create pops out when you investigate sex, sleep and rest.
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