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Sleep and Stress

Sleep, Stress Management and Cancer Prevention

Margaret I. Cuomo, M.D. | Posted 03.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Margaret I. Cuomo, M.D.

How often do we realize that adequate sleep is necessary to maintain a strong immune system, to prevent the growth of cancer? Do we actively seek to manage stress in our daily lives so that we will not be harmed by its effects on our bodies and mind?

Sleep Well for a Safe Workplace

Christopher M. Barnes | Posted 08.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Christopher M. Barnes

A recent summary of the effects of even short term sleep deprivation on cognition reveals that a lack of sleep hinders most of our thought processes. High profile incidents provide examples of how a lack of sleep can create unsafe work environments.

Lack of Sleep and Stress -- a Vicious Cycle You Can Escape

Christopher M. Barnes | Posted 08.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Christopher M. Barnes

When you sleep better, life's difficulties will seem a little less stressful than they otherwise would. Thus, you can use sleep to help manage stress.

5 Things You Should Know About Sleep Health In The Workplace

Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 07.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Carolyn Gregoire

At last week's Corporate Sleep Health Summit, some of the country's top sleep researchers and corporate leaders came together to discuss the latest research on the damaging impacts of sleep deprivation on American workers and corporate bottom-line objectives.

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.

'In Order To Change The World, I Must First Go To Bed'

Simone N. Sneed | Posted 04.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Simone N. Sneed

When I was a child, I hated to go to bed. The fear of missing out (FOMO) was so excruciatingly overwhelming that I would stay awake until my eyes hurt. I would love to say that I grew up and got over this, but truth be told, it just got worse.

Sports' Secret Weapon?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 02.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Athletes at all levels of play have access to a powerful tool to improve their performance, one that won't break any laws or put anyone's health at risk. What's this wonder drug? Sleep.

This Is Your Immune System On Sleep Deprivation

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 10.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

You've probably heard about how significant a role stress is believed to play in the development of illness and disease. Here's some sobering and important news: New research indicates that lack of sleep can be as damaging to the immune system as stress.