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Sleep Deprivation

Five Things You Didn't Know About Sleep

divinecaroline.com | : AskMen (View Profile) | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Each and every night we close our eyes and drift off into a state of mild unconsciousness. It is a process so common that it consumes nearly one-thir...

Arianna And Cindi Leive Explain Sleep Challenge 2010 On 'The Joy Behar Show' (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Huff TV

Arianna and Glamour Editor-in-Chief Cindi Leive appeared on The Joy Behar show Thursday night to talk about Sleep Challenge 2010, a challenge to women...

Why Some Sleep Better Than Others

forbes.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

It's becoming increasingly clear that the answer to improving sleep lies in identifying the vulnerabilities of our genetic makeup and understanding ho...

Sleep Hygiene 101: How To Ensure A Better Night's Rest

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

Sleep is actually a combination of 2 systems, your sleep drive (like hunger) and a biological clock that tells you when to sleep. When both are working well together, you sleep best.

Sleep Loss in America: The Decade That Didn't Sleep and Why It's Complicated

Qanta Ahmed, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Qanta Ahmed, MD

We have been on a roller coaster when it comes to how we now sleep and what a ride we have been on.

Attention Parents: Sleep Problems May Trigger Manic Depression in Kids

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

If you're a parent, don't panic - now is the time to instill good sleep habits in your family. A healthy sleep life makes for a healthy life in general, regardless of the risk for any single illness or condition.

The Claim: A Person Can Pay Off A Sleep Debt By Sleeping Late On Weekends

nytimes.com | ANAHAD O’CONNOR | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Chronic sleep deprivation is a given for most Americans. But paying off a sleep debt is not as simple as sleeping late on a Saturday....

Can A Night Owl Become A Morning Person?

slate.com | Deepa Ranganathan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

I'd always been a night owl, but for years I'd longed to defect to the other side. Over the years I'd tried all the usual tactics -- multiple alarms, ...

Inside The Mind Of An Insomniac

Lauren Joffe | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

You toss. You turn. You drink warm milk. Yet, it's 3 a.m. and you're way too acquainted with the cracks in your ceiling. If you can't seem to snag som...

The Young and the Sleepless

Jasmeet Sidhu | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jasmeet Sidhu

College-aged women are so sleepless that by the time we pick up our diplomas on graduation day, we're well primed to join the ranks of the nation's tired working women.

Sleepiness From Sleep Apnea Linked To Diabetes

Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Daytime sleepiness caused by the nighttime breathing disorder sleep apnea is nothing to yawn at. A new study from Canada hints that the risk of diabet...

Sleep Challenge 2010: The Good, the Bad and the Coffee

Arianna Huffington | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Arianna Huffington

This is Day Four of our sleep challenge and I'm already seeing the benefits of getting more shuteye. The biggest hurdle: sticking to my new vow not to have a drop of coffee after noon.

Stop Trading Good Sleep for Great TV: DVR Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report

Qanta Ahmed, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Qanta Ahmed, MD

All this late night entertainment can have a significant impact on healthy sleep, one of our most fundamental biologic needs.

Fibromyalgia And Sleep: Solving The Catch-22

health.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Fibromyalgia patients who experience sleep problems may fall asleep but then wake feeling as tired as they were the night before. ...

Eh!? Who needs sleep?

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Goulston, M.D.

Often, in troubled relationships, instead of admitting their disappointment, couples resort to one of two ways of avoiding it. They either shut down or they become enraged.

Getting Enough Sleep? They Aren't In West Virginia

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

ATLANTA — Sleepless in Seattle? Hardly. West Virginia is where people are really staying awake, according to the first government study to monit...

Why Sleeping On It Helps

World of Psychology | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

We're often told, "You should sleep on it" before you make an important decision. Why is that? How does "sleeping on it" help your decision-making pro...

My Top 10 "Don't" List If You Want Your Beauty Sleep!

Debbie Robins | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Debbie Robins

American women (and men), let's sleep! Here is my top ten "don't" list if you want your beauty sleep!

Reclaiming Femininity

W. Hunter Roberts | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
W. Hunter Roberts

As we probe, we begin to find answers to Freud's age-old question: What do women want? It is not, as Freud suspected, exactly what men want. Beneath their achievement-oriented lives, most women crave passion, beauty, connection, and a sense of the sacred.

Sleep Challenge 2010: Three Tiny Things About Sleep I Wish I Had Known Years Ago

Cindi Leive | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Cindi Leive

It's four days into Sleep Challenge 2010 -- the experiment Arianna Huffington and I kicked off to try to encourage American women to get more rest. So how's this American woman doing?

Eco Etiquette: 5 Wacky Ways To Go Green In The New Year

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

It seems like I keep hearing the same green advice over and over again: I already unplug my electronics when I'm not using them, bike commute to work ...

How To Get A Great Night's Sleep... Every Night

The Baietto Brothers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
The Baietto Brothers

I used to think that sleeping was a necessary evil. There was so much that I wanted to do when I was young that I tried everything to train myself to need as little sleep as possible.

The Fall Of Greg Craig

TIME | Massimo Calabresi and Michael Weisskopf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Nearly 100 days after Barack Obama entered office, his top White House lawyer, Greg Craig, braced the President's senior advisers for a potentially ex...

Quiz: Is Your Sleep Pattern Healthy?

beliefnet.com | BeliefNet | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

People don't often realize how important getting just enough sleep is for a fresh, energetic and healthy life. Find out if your sleeping habits are ai...

Let Kids Sleep Late On Weekends To Fight Fat

Yahoo! News | David Freeman, HealthDay Reporter | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Letting children sleep late on weekends and holidays might help them avoid becoming overweight or obese, a new study suggests. Researchers in Hong ...