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Catherine Pearson

You're Not The Only One Afraid Of The Dark ... | Catherine Pearson | Posted 06.12.2012 | Healthy Living

A fear of things that go bump in the night isn't just a problem for kids. A small, new study published Monday found that it may be relatively commo...

WATCH: 9 Neat Tricks To Fight Fatigue

Posted 06.01.2012 | Fifty

Feeling tired? Looking to fight off fatigue? Diane Salvatore, Editor-In-Chief of Prevention Magazine, offered some tips to help fight the urge to ...

Baby Boomer Bathing Suits and Menopause

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 07.30.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

The suits from last summer seem to hit all the wrong places. Does anyone else have this problem?

More Reasons to Leave New York: Pat Kiernan, Insomnia and the Pencil-In

Howard Jordan Jr. | Posted 07.24.2012 | New York
Howard Jordan Jr.

New York City requires every one of us to be in a constant state of catching up, getting even, or getting ahead in one form or another. So, falling asleep means falling behind.

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.

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...

How to Meet Your Mother

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 06.27.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Celebrate Mother's Day by sharing your experiences with your children and encouraging them to share with you. Sit down with your own mother and chat about her life's journey.

What Happens When Pilots Don’t Get Enough Sleep?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 06.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Ever-changing shift schedules, long hours, and short rest periods put pilots and other airline professionals at high risk for sleep deprivation, sleep disorders, and the health risks associated with chronic sleep problems, including mental health issues like depression and anxiety.

Is Insomnia A Women's Issue?

Posted 04.17.2012 | Healthy Living

Anyone, of any age or sex, can suffer from sleep problems -- but according to a congressional briefing held last week, insomnia affects women more tha...

I Wanna Be Sedated

Suzanne Hegland | Posted 06.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Suzanne Hegland

Last Friday, five months after receiving approval from the FDA, pharmacists finally began doling out the newest sleep aid to the groggy hordes.

Study Suggests Surprising Treatment For Devastating Mental Disorder

Posted 04.06.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 04/05/2012 07:32 AM EDT on LiveScience Sleep problems and schizophrenia may have comm...

Take Your Menopause to Work Day

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 06.03.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Without a daycare program where women can leave their hot flashes and discomfort, the best step companies can take is to educate their employees and employers.

These Are The States Where Americans Sleep The Worst

24/7 Wall St. | CHARLES B. STOCKDALE | Posted 03.11.2012 | Business

Americans in general do not sleep well. But those who sleep the worst live in the South, according to a new study by the Journal of Clinical Sleep Med...

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.

Personal Spring Cleaning

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 05.06.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Many changes occur in your body when you enter perimenopause. It is the most symptom-laden time since puberty, but remember that over 50 million women around the world are right there with you.

An Insomniac Mom Begs You To Shut Up About Your Sleep

Teresa Strasser | Posted 05.04.2012 | Parents
Teresa Strasser

Becoming a parent was to insomnia what a box of cupcakes and a gallon drum of Hershey's chocolate syrup is to diabetes. What can be managed under the best of circumstances is now a full-scale crisis that has been ignited by the sweet nectar of parenthood.

What Happens In Your Brain When You Don't Sleep

Forbes | Posted 04.26.2012 | Healthy Living

We intuitively know that sleep is important, and a great deal of research on the health effects of sleeplessness backs up this belief. But what exact...

Cara Santa Maria

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

Catherine Pearson

When Bed Is A Battlefield: How You And Your Partner Can Sleep In Sync For A Better Night | Catherine Pearson | Posted 02.14.2012 | Healthy Living

Janelle's husband is a sleep talker. The 30-year-old teacher says her partner and bedmate, Christopher, regularly wakes her in the middle of the n...

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.

Valentine's Day: Crank the Heat Up!

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 04.08.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Even though the last thing you probably want is a temperature hike (hot flash central), here are 14 uncensored, cut-to-the-chase ways to crank that love thermostat up to super steamy.

Your Sleep Questions Answered: Insomnia

Seed | Posted 01.30.2012 | Healthy Living

Insomnia is a common sleep disorder affecting would-be sleepers from across all demographics. We scoured the Web to find answers to some frequently as...

Expert Tips For Battling Insomnia

Seed | Posted 01.27.2012 | Healthy Living

Insomnia is a very common disorder that usually affects 35 to 50 percent of adults. We spoke to Craig Schwimmer, M.D., MPH, board-certified otolaryngo...

Catherine Pearson

The State Of Sleep In The United States: The Dangerous Condition Affecting 1 in 10 Americans | Catherine Pearson | Posted 01.20.2012 | Healthy Living

Sleep is a major problem for many Americans, according to a new report that acts as a kind of "state-of-insomnia" in the U.S. The review, published on...

Budgeting Your Energy in Menopause

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 03.20.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

When women enter menopause, several of their symptoms can work together to create a menopause monster. Weight gain and insomnia can partner with depression to make a tornado of negative thoughts and feelings that seems impossible to diffuse.