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Sleepless With Spot? How Your Pet Affects Your Sleep

Russell Rosenberg, Ph.D | Posted 01.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Russell Rosenberg, Ph.D

Getting good sleep is vital to health and disease management. Your pet might not be happy to be kicked out of the bedroom, but he'll end up with a healthier, more productive, and happier owner in the long run.

Looking For More Success? Build A Sleep System

Camille Preston, Ph.D., PCC | Posted 01.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Camille Preston, Ph.D., PCC

For those that are living always "on" in an always-connected, overwired world, there simply is never enough time. Especially for sleep. All too often, when there is time for sleep, we can't. Our minds are too busy to turn off.

10 Tips to Sleep Better While Traveling

Amer Khan, M.D. | Posted 12.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Amer Khan, M.D.

3. Caffeine can be your next best friend while traveling across time zones. Utilize your friendship judiciously.

The Urbanite's Guide To Beating Insomnia

Maura Henninger, N.D. | Posted 11.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Maura Henninger, N.D.

Reestablishing sleep patterns without the use of pharmaceuticals is not only possible but also preferable when you think about the drawbacks of sustained sleeping pill use. It requires a delicate and highly personalized approach including nutrition, botanicals and lifestyle changes.

Why Are We So Bad At Getting A Good Night's Sleep?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

As a society, we still wear our sleep deprivation, and our ability to function on minimal rest, as a badge of honor. The most important change we could make to turn our collective sleep habits around? We could start taking sleep a whole lot more seriously.

How To Sleep Well When Traveling

Dr. Christopher Winter | Posted 11.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Christopher Winter

Sleeping in the best of circumstances can be difficult for many people, and the vast majority of us will struggle with sleeplessness at some point or other.

Sleep Is The Key To Good Grades

AP | By JUSTIN POPE | Posted 10.31.2012 | College

-- As college students return to campus in the coming weeks, they'll be showered in the usual handouts of coupons, condoms and credit cards. But some...

'Insomnia Is My Schoolyard Bully'

Brian Secemsky, M.D. | Posted 10.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Brian Secemsky, M.D.

If sleep is my recess from a busy shift at work, insomnia is the playground mafioso, sauntering over to my place of business, demanding precious hours of sleep like it is some chump-change that I can spare.

Narcolepsy Remains Misunderstood and Underdiagnosed

Russell Rosenberg, Ph.D | Posted 09.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell Rosenberg, Ph.D

It is not normal to constantly feel sleepy or have involuntary sleep attacks after a good night's rest. While some physicians have difficulty diagnosing narcolepsy, there are many institutions around the country that are capable of providing proper testing and treatment.

WATCH: 3 Ideas For Better Sleep, From Dr. Nancy Snyderman

Posted 08.22.2013 | MarloThomas

When health expert Dr. Nancy Snyderman joined me on Mondays With Marlo, she spoke about a problem that many of us have - not being able to sleep well...

When A Morning Person And A Night Owl Share A Bed

Denise Oliveira | Posted 08.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Denise Oliveira

As long as you and your partner remain in different "time zones," the best you can do is learn to understand and respect each other's nature.

The Art Of Sleeping

Tory Burch | Posted 06.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Tory Burch

Dr. Samantha Boardman, a clinical instructor in psychiatry and public health and an assistant attending psychiatrist at Weill Cornell Medical College, wrote a column for "The Tory Blog" on why sleep is so important and how to get more of it.

The Mysterious World Of Dreams

Shastri Purushotma | Posted 06.11.2012 | Religion
Shastri Purushotma

Dreams have played an important role in almost all spiritual traditions. So what is this mystery that takes up large portions of our night, but about which we know so little?

Sleepy On The Job? Tips For A Better Night's Sleep

David Volpi, M.D., P.C., F.A.C.S. | Posted 06.02.2012 | Healthy Living
David Volpi, M.D., P.C., F.A.C.S.

There's no denying that sleep deprivation, and the health issues that result, are becoming more prevalent in our go-go, techno society. But a by the National Sleep Foundation (NSF) grabbed my attention as particular cause for concern.

Solving Early Baby Waking, Part I: The Christmas Morning Theory

Ty Alper | Posted 05.30.2012 | Parents
Ty Alper

What exactly happens when she wakes up? Do you greet her with soothing light? Do you sing to her? Do you feed her? Play with her? Get her dressed and read to her? Any one of those greetings is Christmas to a six-month old.

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.

7 Tips For Getting To Bed On Time

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 04.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

I've become more and more convinced that sleep is vital to happiness and energy. If you want to get more sleep, but have a hard time getting yourself to turn out the light, try these strategies.

Catherine Pearson

An All-Natural Immune Booster?

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 02.16.2012 | Healthy Living

It's common knowledge that too little sleep can increase our odds of getting sick, but a new study sheds light on just how direct the connection is. R...

Catherine Pearson

When Bed Is A Battlefield: How You And Your Partner Can Sleep In Sync For A Better Night

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Confession: This Pediatrician Is a Sleep Softie

Claire McCarthy, M.D. | Posted 03.29.2012 | Parents
Claire McCarthy, M.D.

This may not be a great confession to make as a pediatrician, but when it comes to sleep and kids, I am a total softie.

How To Battle Winter Weight Gain

www.thirdage.com | Posted 01.17.2012 | Fifty

What is it besides a warm coat many of us wrap ourselves in once the temperatures drop? Added weight! On average Americans gain between five to seven ...

3 Gadgets For A Better Night's Sleep

Sleep Disorders | Posted 03.01.2012 | Healthy Living

Yawn if you relate: Two thirds of Americans say they don't get enough shut-eye, according to the National Sleep Foundation. But a slew of new high-tec...

5 Ways To Sleep Better

blisstree.com | Posted 12.06.2011 | Fifty

If you ever spend a night tossing and turning, it may not surprise you that two out of three women have trouble sleeping. And even though studies have...

Sleep Late, Gain Weight? How Bedtime Affects BMI

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 01.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

A message to night owls: There's news that your bedtime -- and those late-night snacks -- may be preventing you from dropping those stubborn extra pounds.

I'm With Stupid: Rams, Touching Rams, Reaching Out, Touching Ewes

Todd Hartley | Posted 01.16.2012 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

Dudes, I seriously just almost got into a fight with a herd of bighorn sheep. Seriously. It was freaking awesome.