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Sleep Deprivation

More Sleep Leads To More Productivity (VIDEO)

Posted 07.10.2012 | Healthy Living

Hard workers tend to deprive themselves of sleep in order to get more done, but sleep deprivation won't just leave you tired. It can lead to diabetes,...

'Social Jetlag' Contributing To Global Weight Gain

David Volpi, M.D., P.C., F.A.C.S. | Posted 08.29.2012 | Healthy Living
David Volpi, M.D., P.C., F.A.C.S.

In our modern society of too-late work hours and too much time in front of computer screens, we are listening to our social clocks more than our physiological clocks, causing a greater sleep gap, known as social jetlag.

A Bedtime Story ... For Mom And Dad

Rhiana Maidenberg | Posted 08.29.2012 | Parents
Rhiana Maidenberg

At one in the morning my toddler screams from her room, "Mommy, I need you!" she wails with gloom. With eyes half open and feet full of lead, I make my way down the hall to her bed.

The Curious Connection Between Sleep And Race

Posted 06.15.2012 | Black Voices

It's hard to imagine that there could be racial and ethnic distinctions in the way people sleep, but there are, according to research presented at the...

Catherine Pearson

Is Skimping On Sleep Leading To Bad Food Choices? | Catherine Pearson | Posted 06.12.2012 | Healthy Living

Scientists have taken another big step in understanding why sleep deprivation can lead to weight gain. At an annual meeting hosted by the American ...

Catherine Pearson

How Sleep Loss Ups Our Anxiety | Catherine Pearson | Posted 06.11.2012 | Healthy Living

Not getting enough shuteye can amplify the brain's anticipatory reactions, upping overall anxiety levels, according to new research. And the effect...

Asleep at the Wheel

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 08.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

Just as the country gears up for a summer trip, the National Sleep Foundation released the 2012 Sleep in America poll, its first survey of transportation professionals sleep habits and work performance. The results are not reassuring.

Downtime: A Life's Work In Question

Carol Orsborn | Posted 07.30.2012 | Religion
Carol Orsborn

The possibility that I am to pass off the face of this earth not as a headline, nor even as a footnote, is somehow both sobering and liberating.

WATCH: Need a Fearlessness Boost? Get More Sleep!

Terri Cole | Posted 07.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Terri Cole

This week, I want to explore how sleep and fear are related. Their connection is direct and undeniable, as lack of the prior leads to an increase in the latter.

VOTE: What Would You Give Up For A Good Night's Sleep?

Posted 05.19.2012 | Healthy Living

Sometimes it seems like sleep is the last priority -- between work, family, chores and at least some semblance of a social life, we often shortchange ...

PHOTOS: 30 Celebrities Yawning

Posted 09.15.2014 | Healthy Living

Yawning: Everyone does it (even animals!), but no one really knows why. In general, researchers tend to fall into one of two camps, WebMD reports....

Not Sleeping Beauty: Dealing with Insomnia in Menopause

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 07.15.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

When I was young, I used to envy princesses like Snow White and Sleeping Beauty for their charm and singing voices. When I entered perimenopause, I started to envy them for a different reason.

Overworked And Under-Slept?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 07.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Close the computer at 6 p.m., decline that extra bit of overtime, don't bring work home on the weekends: It's up to each of us to find ways to set reasonable limits so that work life doesn't rob us of the sleep we need.

An Unorthodox Cure For Insomnia

Rabbi Shmuel Herzfeld | Posted 07.13.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Shmuel Herzfeld

I know so many people who have all the pillows they need and yet have trouble sleeping at night; they walk through their lives sleep deprived. What many don't realize is that the Torah already told them why they can't sleep.

Serena Williams Tackles Personal Health Problem With Edible Solution

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 05.10.2012 | Black Voices

Serena Williams has had her share of health issues. Last summer Williams returned to tennis after battling a year-long series of problems, including c...

WATCH: Is This The World's Most Annoying (Yet Successful) Alarm Clock?

Posted 04.10.2012 | Healthy Living

In an ideal world, we wouldn't need alarm clocks. We'd all get the perfect amount of rest every night and wake up, feeling completely rested, of our o...

Solving Early Baby Waking, Part I: The Christmas Morning Theory

Ty Alper | Posted 05.30.2012 | Parents
Ty Alper

What exactly happens when she wakes up? Do you greet her with soothing light? Do you sing to her? Do you feed her? Play with her? Get her dressed and read to her? Any one of those greetings is Christmas to a six-month old.

Sleepless On Wall Street

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 05.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Wall Street jobs are coveted and highly competitive; they're also notoriously demanding. It's not a stretch to imagine the long hours, intense pressure and grueling pace of Wall Street work could take its toll on sleep and overall health.

The Best Natural Way To Turn Back The Clock

Posted 03.18.2012 | Healthy Living

By The You Docs for Add your location to the long list of clues to how well you sleep. New data from the Centers for Disease Contr...

6 All-Natural Ways To Sleep Better Tonight

Posted 03.17.2012 | Healthy Living

By Hanna Brooks Olsen for You don't have to be one of the 70 million Americans who suffer from a sleep disorder to wish for ways to s...

WATCH: Lack Of Sleep Carries Additional Risks For The Poor

Posted 03.15.2012 | Healthy Living

As part of National Sleep Awareness Week, the National Sleep Foundation's annual campaign to remind people about the importance and value of sleep, Th...

WATCH: Harvard Professor Argues For Later School Start Times

Posted 03.14.2012 | Healthy Living

As part of National Sleep Awareness Week, the National Sleep Foundation's annual campaign to remind people about the importance and value of sleep, Th...

How Lack Of Sleep Hurts Your Health

Posted 03.14.2012 | Healthy Living

By Anne Harding Is one of your favorite sayings "I'll sleep when I'm dead"? You may want to reconsider. Far from being a time-wasting, eight-hour...

WATCH: Changing Sleep Habits On A National Scale

Posted 03.13.2012 | Healthy Living

As part of National Sleep Awareness Week, the National Sleep Foundation's annual campaign to remind people about the importance and value of sleep, Th...

iPads In The Bedroom? Why Bringing Screens To Bed Is A Bad Idea

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 03.14.2012 | Healthy Living

About 35 percent of British adults sleep with teddy bears. Many more share a bed with a partner or spouse. Others still co-sleep, alongside children ...