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Sleep Deprivation

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 ...

WATCH: The Effects Of Sleep Deprivation On Productivity

Posted 03.12.2012 | 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 To Manage Your Appetite After A Bad Night's Sleep

Posted 03.12.2012 | Healthy Living

By Dr. Natasha Turner for Blisstree.com Whether you had a pile of deadlines that kept you up until the late hours, or a pile of friends that kept y...

WATCH: Harvard Professor Explains Health Risks Of Daylight Saving Time

Posted 03.11.2012 | 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: Should Children Have A Say In Their Bedtimes?

Posted 03.10.2012 | 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...

Can't Sleep? Stressed? Try Music!

Mache Seibel, MD | Posted 05.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Mache Seibel, MD

Have you ever felt anxious or stressed or couldn't sleep? Not just mere mortals have the problem; even celebrities have trouble sleeping sometimes. Maybe it's time to turn on some relaxing music and feel your body switch to relaxed.

Spring Forward -- Are You Ready?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 05.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Be aware of your bedtime routine as the clock springs forward -- otherwise you might fall back asleep at the wrong time.

WATCH: The History Of A Good Night's Sleep

Posted 03.09.2012 | 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 Explains Link Between Lack Of Sleep And Doctors' Mistakes

Posted 03.08.2012 | 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...

13 Reasons Not To Skimp On Sleep

Posted 03.07.2012 | Healthy Living

By Sarah Baldauf and Angela Haupt for U.S. News Health It's National Sleep Awareness Week. Before hitting snooze on this news, consider that schedu...

5 Reasons Why Men Need Beauty Sleep, Too

Posted 03.06.2012 | Black Voices

The battle of the sexes has made its way into the bedroom in recent years, prompting even Arianna Huffington to weigh in on the debate over who needs ...

Is 8 Hours Of Sleep Unnatural?

Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

Conventional wisdom tells us that we should get at least eight hours of sleep a night, but a recent report by the BBC suggests that this might just be...

How America's Sleep Deficit Is Damaging Long-term Health

Frank B. Hu, M.D., Ph.D. | Posted 05.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Frank B. Hu, M.D., Ph.D.

There is substantial evidence that sleep deprivation is associated with increased risk for diabetes, obesity and other chronic illnesses. Considering that chronic diseases are the leading causes of death and disability in the U.S., we should stop treating sleep as a sacrificial luxury and instead insist on it as an essential part of a healthy lifestyle.

Catherine Pearson

Sleepy Train Operators, Truckers Report Shocking Number of 'Near Miss' Crackups

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 03.04.2012 | Healthy Living

It wasn't easy for Mike Rogers to cope with his schedule as a long-haul truck driver. Rogers, 28, said he was always tired from work shifts that b...

Can't Sleep? 7 Steps to the Land of Nod

Deborah King | Posted 05.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Deborah King

Here are seven steps to help you get a good night's sleep, every night, without drugs.

What Really Happens When You Sleep?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 06.21.2013 | Healthy Living

Dreaming, snoring, tossing and turning -- there are lots of things we do while we're sleeping, but what's actually going on while you're in the land o...

America's Most Sleep-Deprived Jobs (Plus The 10 Most Well-Rested)

Posted 02.24.2012 | Healthy Living

Maybe, if you're lucky, you have a job that allows you to work flexible hours or even from home, and you can sleep late when you're feeling tired. Or ...

Cara Santa Maria

TALK NERDY TO ME: How Long Can You Go Without Sleep?

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 02.21.2012 | Science

2012-02-21-Screenshot20120221at8.37.03AM.jpgIt turns out that weird stuff starts to happen to the body and the mind when we don't sleep.

What Lack Of Sleep Does To Your Spirit

Lynn Casteel Harper | Posted 04.12.2012 | Religion
Lynn Casteel Harper

Depriving someone of sleep is used as a torture tactic. How strangely sadistic that we inflict this violence on our own bodies by denying ourselves sufficient sleep.

Your Brain On Sleep

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 04.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

There's still a great deal of information about the effects of sleep on the brain that we don't yet understand, so any research that sheds light on this subject is exciting and potentially important.

Life & Happiness: 3 Secrets To A Good Night's Sleep (WATCH)

Laura Rowley | Posted 05.14.2012 | Fifty

As people age, it gets tougher to get a good night's sleep, for a variety of reasons. Chronic sleep deprivation can be hazardous to your health. In th...