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Lack of Sleep

How A Lack Of Sleep Can Drain Your Wallet

Posted 08.03.2014 | Healthy Living

By Geoff Williams for U.S. News Proud that you're awake at all hours and still functioning normally? It may be costing you. The arguments for a ...

Soccer Fan Dies After Staying Up 48 Hours To Watch The World Cup

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 06.24.2014 | Healthy Living

How dangerous are the effects of sleep deprivation? In some cases, it might be deadly. One Chinese soccer fan died from a stroke after watching Wo...

Why We Can't Sleep And What It's Doing To Our Work

Fast Company | Lydia Dishman | Posted 05.05.2014 | World

Admit it. You’ve had days at work where it takes a Herculean effort to stay awake and concentrate. A new study by the Virgin Pulse Institute foun...

This Test Will Tell You If You Need More Sleep

Mashable | Neha Prakash | Posted 04.28.2014 | World

Everyone can probably benefit from a few extra Zs at night, but is your lack of sleep at the level of sleep deprivation? In a new video from YouTub...

The Difference of Just One More Hour of Sleep

Fiona Childs | Posted 05.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Fiona Childs

The effect of Daylight Saving Time clearly indicates that sleep is not a luxury, but rather a necessity impacting our physical health, brain function and safety.

5 Big Discoveries About Personal Effectiveness in 2013

David Rock | Posted 03.01.2014 | Business
David Rock

In 2013, we continued to push the boundaries of what we know about ourselves; going boldly into questions no researcher has gone before. Like, what should we do when we need a little lift -- take a run, have a coffee, or grab a beer?

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...

Researchers Present Striking New Hypothesis On Why We Sleep (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 07.28.2013 | Healthy Living

We spend nearly a third of our lives sleeping, yet the reasons why we need to are still poorly understood. What we do know is that the brain is highly...

STUDY: Sleep Is More Important For Your Skin Than You Think

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 07.25.2013 | Style

Holly Golightly isn't the only gal who needs her beauty rest -- a new study suggests that sleep is much more important to maintaining your glow than y...

Here's Yet Another Important Reason To Get Enough Shut-Eye

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 07.24.2013 | Fifty

For years, studies have showed that a lack of sleep impacts memory and cognitive performance. Now here's another good reason to get enough sleep: s...

Sleep Less, Weigh More?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 08.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

The challenge of maintaining a healthy weight is a daily endeavor, made up of many small choices that over time have a powerful cumulative effect. A routine of sufficient nightly sleep can aid in this, helping your body and mind work at their best every day for weight control and overall health.

NHL Wakes Up To Sleep Problems

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 06.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

The professional sports world appears to be continuing to turn more of its attention to what has been a much-overlooked issue: sleep. This time, it's the National Hockey League that is addressing sleep problems on several fronts.

Lack Of Sleep Disrupts Our Genes

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 05.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Understanding more about how sleep affects genetic function holds great promise in illuminating these pathways and could open important new avenues for both treatment and prevention of illness and disease.

10 Tips To Help You Get To Sleep

Debbie Woodbury | Posted 05.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Debbie Woodbury

It's hard to relax when our minds are in turmoil. But without relaxation we can't get the sleep we need to recharge and focus productively. I've posted about how to turn your bed into a refuge and a soft place to land. But what if you still can't get to sleep?

The Fastest Way To Make Up For Lost Sleep

Posted 02.26.2013 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Just few minutes of doing this can buy you a couple of hours of alertness. Here we are again: bleary-eyed and foggy-brained. We'...

Can Midlifers Ever Get A Good Night's Sleep?

Ann Brenoff | Posted 04.06.2013 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

The joy of a good night's sleep just can't be overstated. Somewhere around my 50th birthday, I lost the ability to get one. I went from being someone who could shut her eyes and not open them for eight hours to a person who now does a victory lap around the bed if I manage four hours in a single stretch.

Why Getting A Good Night's Sleep Is More Important Than Ever

Posted 01.28.2013 | Fifty

The importance of a good night's sleep can never be overstated, with the regenerative body process linked to a number of chronic diseases, including o...

Dadmissions: Enter Sandman

Pete Wilgoren | Posted 01.29.2013 | Parents
Pete Wilgoren

Dear Sandman, Your sand is crap. It doesn't work. Because let me tell you, with a 7-year-old and a 4-year-old, I can honestly say it's been at least seven years since I got a full night's sleep.

6 Surprising Signs You Need More Sleep

Posted 09.15.2014 | Healthy Living

You know the classic signs: You're dragging at work, you're yawning all day, you're sluggish and you swear you can actually hear your bed calling your...

Want To Meet Your Prince Charming? Get A Good Night's Sleep

Le Huffington Post | Stanislas Kraland | Posted 09.14.2012 | Healthy Living

What if Sleeping Beauty's secret was actually just that: to sleep? We know that lack of sleep affects our attention, our behavior and our health -- bu...

The Country's Sleepiest (And Most Well-Rested) Cities

Posted 07.30.2012 | Healthy Living

They say New York is the city that never sleeps, but according to a recent ranking, some cities might be even more sleepless (and, no, we're not talki...

Short On Sleep, Junk Food Looks Even More Tempting

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 09.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

When you're feeling run down, do you find yourself reaching for the cookie jar, or digging into a bag of potato chips? According to the latest research, your lack of sleep -- and your sleep-deprived brain -- may be fueling your junk food habit.

How Sleep Works With Our Genes To Keep Weight in Check

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 08.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

A recent study may be the first to show how sleep can either promote or suppress weight gain by affecting the genetic factors that play a role in weight.

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 ...

WATCH: Is Menopause Keeping You Up At Night?

Posted 05.30.2012 | Fifty

Katie Couric, like many midlife women, recently revealed that she has trouble sleeping on her Yahoo show "Katie's Take." There are countless reason...