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Sleep Loss

Here's Why Everyone Should Embrace Workplace Napping Right Now

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 11.21.2014 | Healthy Living

Although it's certainly advised that you power down devices an hour before bed, escort them out of the bedroom and log a solid seven to eight hours ev...

Chronic Poor Sleep May Lead To Lasting Brain Damage

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 08.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

The current research delivers sobering news but also opens some important pathways for future inquiry, ones that may lead to new and better treatments for sleep problems and perhaps for other neurodegenerative diseases.

Study Shows Lost Sleep May Add Weight in Kids

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 11.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

What can 2.5 hours do? During the week the kids slept more they reported eating 134 fewer calories per day compared to their intake during the reduced sleep condition, and their measured weight was about half a pound less.

What You Should Know About Sleeping In On Weekends

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 10.16.2013 | Science

Ah, the weekend. Many of us who work long hours during the week may see the weekend as an opportunity to "catch up" on some rest by sleeping in. But i...

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...

Is Too Little Sleep Hurting Blacks?

stlamerican.com | Posted 12.16.2011 | Black Voices

It's no secret that insomnia or lack of sleep can have serious consequences, including poor concentration and short-term memory loss. But studies show...

Sleep Deprivation: It's Not Just An American Thing

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

Turns out we're not the only ones saddled with sleeplessness and too much stress. And we're not the only ones living in a perilous job market and economy that takes its toll on our sleep habits.

Sleeping In On Saturday Won't Do It! Chronic Sleep Loss Can't Be Cured Easily

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — Sleeping in on Saturday after a few weeks of too little shuteye may feel refreshing, but it can give a false sense of security. New...