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Sleep Deprivation

Is It Possible for Women to Do Nothing?

Karen Brody | Posted 05.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Karen Brody

A "do nothing" women's movement? I've been thinking about this a lot since I spoke with Dr. Rubin Naiman at last week's World Sleep Summit for Women's Health and Power. He told women that falling asleep was easy. All you have to do is nothing.

How Caregivers Can Get The Sleep They Need

Sherri Snelling | Posted 05.13.2013 | Fifty
Sherri Snelling

In the classic children's story from the Brothers Grimm, a beautiful princess sleeps her way to an enchanting life with a handsome prince. If it were only that easy. For many of the nation's 65 million family caregivers, sleep is an elusive luxury and a true fairy tale.

The Case For Moving Daylight Saving Time

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 03.03.2014 | Healthy Living

When we turned our clocks forward one hour earlier Sunday morning to mark the start of Daylight Saving Time, it was with more than a little anxiety. W...

Jordan Schultz

NBA Napping Serves Vital Role In Players' Performance

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.22.2013 | Sports

It is 3:00 p.m. on a chilly February afternoon in Minneapolis and the Utah Jazz are trying to hang on to the final playoff seed in the Western Confere...

Who Needs Fashion When You Really Need Sleep?

Eddie Parsons | Posted 05.06.2013 | Style
Eddie Parsons

It is the end of Paris Fashion Week and I am fashion weak. The fashion diehards are sacrificing personal relationships, normal schedules and above all... sleep.

8 Scary Effects Of Too Little Sleep

Posted 03.06.2013 | Healthy Living

Feeling groggy or sluggish may actually be the least of your concerns.

The New Paradigm Prescription for Women: Go to Sleep

Karen Brody | Posted 05.01.2013 | Women
Karen Brody

It never occurred to me to get more sleep. Sleep was for wimps. Sure, I was tired, I'd joke, but there was no way I was going to take a nap. I didn't have time for a nap. What woman has time for a nap?

A Good Night's Sleep Can Be a Matter of Life and Death

David Volpi, M.D., P.C., F.A.C.S. | Posted 05.01.2013 | Healthy Living
David Volpi, M.D., P.C., F.A.C.S.

There is no shortage of scientific studies being released on a regular basis showing links between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), insomnia and other s...

Skimping On Sleep Can Change Your Genes

Posted 02.24.2014 | Healthy Living

Need another reason to prioritize regular shuteye? Sleep deprivation could be messing with your genes, according to a new study from U.K. researchers....

The Fastest Way To Make Up For Lost Sleep

Posted 02.26.2013 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Just few minutes of doing this can buy you a couple of hours of alertness. Here we are again: bleary-eyed and foggy-brained. We'...

Is Your Job Giving You Sleep Problems?

Posted 02.18.2013 | Healthy Living

By Shelby Freedman Harris, Psy.D. for YouBeauty.com From hospital staff to construction workers, police officers, pilots and commercial drivers... ...

How To Recover After A Sleepless Night

Posted 02.03.2014 | Healthy Living

By Chris Iliades, M.D. Medically reviewed by Farrokh Sohrabi, M.D. According to the American Insomnia Study, about 23 percent of American worker...

WATCH: HuffPost's Nap Rooms Featured On The Today Show

Posted 02.10.2013 | Healthy Living

A new study finds that if employees don't get enough sleep, they are less productive. NBC's 'The Today Show' tackled this issue Saturday morning, ...

Apps for New Moms: Helping Hands Come at a Developmental Price

Catherine Steiner-Adair | Posted 04.07.2013 | Parents
Catherine Steiner-Adair

I'm all for exercising to online workouts in the living room while babies play or nap, but the lure of the screen as a pacifier for new parents, as well as for new babies, is dangerously seductive.

It's 3 A.M. -- Expert's Insomnia Cures Fail

Valerie Frankel | Posted 04.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Valerie Frankel

When will sheer exhaustion fell me as if hit by a tranquilizer dart? I long for it! Sleep should be a physical process, not a mental one, and definitely not a weepy, emotional one.

Can Midlifers Ever Get A Good Night's Sleep?

Ann Brenoff | Posted 04.06.2013 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

The joy of a good night's sleep just can't be overstated. Somewhere around my 50th birthday, I lost the ability to get one. I went from being someone who could shut her eyes and not open them for eight hours to a person who now does a victory lap around the bed if I manage four hours in a single stretch.

Hillary Clinton Is Really Tired

Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living

Hillary Clinton has important plans for when John Kerry succeeds her as Secretary of State on Friday. She's finally going to get some sleep. When a...

How to Survive Your Wife's First Pregnancy

Laurence Hayes | Posted 03.15.2013 | Parents
Laurence Hayes

Last week, thanks to my father-in-law, I learned a very valuable lesson. Never use the word "matronly" to describe a pregnant woman. A man needs all his wits to survive a first pregnancy with his relationship intact. These are my Top 7 Pregnancy Survival Tips.

Exhaustion, Hallucinations, and Sickness -- the Effects of College Sleeplessness

Uloop | Posted 03.31.2013 | College
Uloop

Ever since I arrived at college, I have been taking notice of the odd happenings in my life directly tied to little or no rest and have wondered if the same crazy things happen to my fellow classmates.

Why Getting A Good Night's Sleep Is More Important Than Ever

Posted 01.28.2013 | Fifty

The importance of a good night's sleep can never be overstated, with the regenerative body process linked to a number of chronic diseases, including o...

11 Tricks for Perfect Sleep

Tim Ferriss | Posted 03.24.2013 | Books
Tim Ferriss

Is good sleep a simple matter of length, the longer the better? If you've ever needed a nap after sleeping too much, you know it isn't that simple. Let's examine the problem through an easier question to answer: what is bad sleep?

A Response to Kathryn Bigelow's Latest Statement on Zero Dark Thirty and Torture

Jonathan Kim | Posted 03.19.2013 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Zero Dark Thirty ignores the fact that America's torture program inspired anti-U.S. sentiment around the world, causing many to vow revenge on the U.S. and its allies.

WATCH: Too Tired To Drive, Too Tired For Surgery!

Posted 01.08.2013 | Healthy Living

Long hours during medical residency doesn't just leave doctors feeling sleepy -- it puts them in real danger. According to a recent Mayo Clinic survey...

It's National Sleep Day! 8 New Findings About Sleep And Your Health

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

Sleep deprivation can raise anxiety levels and other recent research.

Go to Sleep!

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 02.09.2013 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Learning to wind down at the end of a day without a laptop, cellphone or tablet assaulting our retinas is a modern-day challenge. But give it a try. If you can unplug your electronics at least an hour before bed, you might get a night of good sleep.