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Six Ways Dreams Are Even Weirder Than You Knew

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.04.2013 | Science

What are dreams for? Some say dreams let us fulfill our wishes, others that they help consolidate our memories or give our minds a cognitive warm-up f...

12 Things You Probably Don't Know About Sleep

Posted 05.24.2013 | Healthy Living

Sleep has been called the "third pillar" of health, along with nutrition and exercise, yet according to the CDC, 35 percent of Americans report gettin...

Sarah Klein

12 Sleep Myths, Busted

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Klein | Posted 05.24.2013 | Healthy Living

Sleeping doesn't seem like it should be all that hard. After all, humans have been sleeping for hundreds of thousands of years -- it's not like flying...

Sleep Myths You Can Ignore

Posted 12.31.2012 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Six sleep experts lift the covers on our commonly held beliefs. As a reminder, always consult your doctor for medical advice...

The Biggest Sleep Stories of 2011: Part I

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 03.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

The year that just ended was a big one for sleep, with lots of important, news-making stories related to sleep and sleep disorders. Here are my picks for the biggest sleep stories of 2011, and the most important sleep advice to come from this year's most compelling research into sleep.

How Little Sleep Can You Get Away With?

nytimes.com | MAGGIE JONES | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

By Maggie Jones For most of us, eight hours of sleep is excellent and six hours is no good, but what about if we split the difference? What is the ...

5 Myths About Sleep And Insomnia

Newsweek | Jesse Ellison | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

We spend a third of our lives asleep, and it's clear that without it our brains don't function as well, yet little is known about exactly why we do it...