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Who Is Taking Sleeping Pills?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 04.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

These last findings are particularly troubling, indicating that among the millions of people using sleep medications, there are many who are using multiple medications at once, putting them at greater risk for complications and adverse reactions.

Three Cheers for Boredom

Judy Bolton-Fasman | Posted 10.10.2012 | Parents
Judy Bolton-Fasman

Allowing our kids to confront and overcome boredom is an important life lesson. Maybe we should start by having our kids regularly disconnect

Benzos and Other Sleep Medications: Deadly and Unnecessary

Dr. Peter Breggin | Posted 03.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Peter Breggin

In my experience as a psychiatrist, nearly everything we call a psychiatric symptom or problem, including insomnia, is in reality a signal that we have to face a new challenge in life.

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.

The Truth About Melatonin

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

Melatonin is a sleep and body clock regulator, not a sleep initiator.

When Counting Sheep Doesn't Work

Patrice Bendig | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Patrice Bendig

Pulling all-nighters in college is not an out-of-the-ordinary activity. During my academic career, I had to pull a few during finals week. The morning...