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Slumming It Sweetly: What to Do if You Wake Up Late

Uloop | Posted 10.08.2014 | College

Your alarm goes off at 7 a.m. sharp. You decide to hit the snooze button. The alarm stops and you let out a sigh of relief, letting your heavy lids drift shut for a few more minutes. Only, it isn't a few more minutes. You startle awake and have a mini panic attack. You know you won't have time to get ready, so what should you do?

The Biological Reason You're A Night Owl Or An Early Bird

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 01.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

If our preferences for sleep and wake times are strongly influenced by genetics and biology, what are we to do when faced with inclinations that don't match up with the demands and responsibilities of our lives?

Can You Really Catch Up On Sleep?

Posted 08.20.2013 | Healthy Living

Sleeping in on the weekends may feel luxurious, but it's not actually doing your brain any favors, a small new study suggests. Researchers from Pen...

How To Turn Your Bedroom Into A Sleep Cave

Posted 08.02.2013 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Making just a few changes to your space will practically guarantee you'll sleep better in it. Add Some Color To Your White Nois...

7 Convincing Reasons To Get A Good Night's Sleep

Posted 03.11.2015 | OWN

By Jena Pincott About one in three of us sleeps less than six hours a night -- and feels groggy, cranky and unfocused the next day. If reversing th...

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.

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...

Biggest Sleep Stories From The Second Half Of 2011

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 03.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Sleep was in the news throughout 2011, with breakthrough research and advances in our understanding of why we sleep, and how sleep -- or a lack of it -- can affect health and wellbeing.

The Biggest Sleep Stories of 2011: Part I

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 03.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

The year that just ended was a big one for sleep, with lots of important, news-making stories related to sleep and sleep disorders. Here are my picks for the biggest sleep stories of 2011, and the most important sleep advice to come from this year's most compelling research into sleep.

10 Celebs Who Love Their Sleep

Posted 01.02.2012 | Healthy Living

When celebrities talk sleep, it's typically about how little they're getting. And we get it. Sure, they've got cushy jobs and enviable salaries, but t...