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9 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Your Body's Internal Clock

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 11.02.2014 | Healthy Living

Sure, you can adjust the time displayed on your alarm clock for the Daylight Saving Time change, but your body might not be so quick to take a hint. A...

How Children Develop an Internal Clock

Rebecca Jackson | Posted 10.27.2014 | Education
Rebecca Jackson

When teaching a child how to learn time, it's imperative that they develop an internal clock. This is the only way they will learn how to self-regulate. If parents are reminding children or using orders, children will not self-regulate.

Why Do I Wake Up Right Before My Alarm Goes Off?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

Welcome to Ask Healthy Living -- in which you submit your most burning health questions and we do our best to ask the experts and get back to you. Hav...

EXPLAINED: How Roosters Know When To Crow

Posted 03.18.2013 | Science

By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 03/18/2013 12:11 PM EDT on LiveScience The rooster's morning cock-a-doodle-doo is driven by a...

Time Flies: Be Here Now!

Donna Henes | Posted 01.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

Time is a sneaky thief, hell-bent on racing toward our mortality. The only way that we can outsmart it is by savoring every precious moment by being fully conscious, focused and conscientious every second.

Dueling Docs: Can you take a drug for jet lag?

Janice Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Janice Horowitz

The Issue Drugs for Jet Lag The facts With all the stress of travel these days - the requisite shoe-removal, luggage surcharges and now the possibil...

The Lark Vs. The Owl: Ingrained Sleep Patterns

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Owls tend to envy larks, though, especially when they hear about their counterparts who can rise before the sun and get half a day's work done before much of the world eats breakfast.

Attention Parents: Sleep Problems May Trigger Manic Depression in Kids

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

If you're a parent, don't panic - now is the time to instill good sleep habits in your family. A healthy sleep life makes for a healthy life in general, regardless of the risk for any single illness or condition.

Sleep: Theory About Biological Clocks Overturned, Study Says

Medical News Today | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

University of Michigan mathematicians say they have identified the signal the brain sends to the rest of the body to control biological rhythms, a fin...

What Makes Our Internal Clock Tick?

Los Angeles Times | Melissa Healy | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Ironic, then, that a resource as precious as seconds, minutes and hours is so poorly understood and so routinely misestimated by modern humans -- by 1...