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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.

How Alcohol Can Ruin Your Sleep

Russell Rosenberg, Ph.D | Posted 10.01.2011 | Healthy Living
Russell Rosenberg, Ph.D

Do you typically finish out your evenings with glass of wine, beer, or even a shot to ease into sleep? Consuming alcohol near bedtime can have a powerful, negative impact on your sleep quantity and quality.

Surprising Sleep Stealers

Stephanie Silberman, Ph.D. | Posted 09.20.2011 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Silberman, Ph.D.

We know the principles of good sleep hygiene, like not drinking too much caffeine during the day, not exercising late at night and not reading or watching TV in bed if you have trouble sleeping. But that alone may not solve your problem.

How Sleep Affects Weight Loss

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 08.21.2011 | Women
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Why is sleep the missing link for weight loss? I've got one word for you: hormones.

Students With Later Classes Sleep More, But Also Get Drunk More And Get Worse Grades

Posted 08.15.2011 | College

Filling next year's schedule with classes that start at 2pm? According to a recent study, students who have later classes sleep longer than their c...

11 Steps For Getting A Good Night's Sleep

Ronald L. Kotler, M.D. | Posted 07.16.2011 | Healthy Living
Ronald L. Kotler, M.D.

The following sleep hygiene tips are tried and true. Check them off your list and you'll raise the odds considerably of getting a good night's sleep.

The One-Moment Insomnia Cure

Martin Boroson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Martin Boroson

According to the National Sleep Foundation, 41 percent of Americans report having sleep problems every night or almost every night. Meditation, of course, can help, but not as you might imagine.

Are You There, Sleep? It's Me, A Mom On The Edge

Karen Brody | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Karen Brody

I have decided to end my "year of napping" by taking a nap every day for the final 40 days until Mothers Day. I am inviting moms around the world to join me.

WATCH: Ben Stein Wants You To Sleep

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Ben Stein, the lawyer-turned-writer-turned-actor who is perhaps most famous for his snooze-inducing monotone, wants you to sleep. "Many -- maybe mo...

Can Your Brain Learn To Help You Sleep Better?

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

It's pretty amazing what the brain can learn to do, even while we're asleep.The researchers from suggest that the brains of people with sleep apnea are using the negative effects of OSA to learn to breathe more deeply and effectively.

Driver Fatigue Brought To Light In NYC Bus Crash Investigation

David Volpi, M.D., P.C., F.A.C.S. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Volpi, M.D., P.C., F.A.C.S.

There is no question that even if fatigue wasn't the cause of this crash, it is a major cause of crashes -- not just for buses, but for trucks, airplanes, trains and boating accidents, as well.

An Easy Trick For Better Sleep

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

Your bedroom is more than just the room that happens to house your bed -- it is your personal environment for sleeping.

Why Sleep Is More Important Than Food

Tony Schwartz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tony Schwartz

We continue to live by a remarkably durable myth: Sleeping one hour less will give us one more hour of productivity.

What Does Your 'One Nightstand' Say About You?

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

If sleep is a nightly get-away, then the nightstand is the overnight bag we carry at our side. We can learn a lot about a person and their travels by examining their bags.