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How To Get Kids On A Back-To-School Sleep Schedule (Hint: Start Now)

Tracey Marks, M.D. | Posted 09.14.2011 | Healthy Living
Tracey Marks, M.D.

he sooner you start this transition, the less "shock" affects you and your children will experience when it's time to wake up before sunrise again.

Bad Sleeper? Don't Let It Ruin Vacation

Russell Rosenberg, Ph.D | Posted 08.30.2011 | Healthy Living
Russell Rosenberg, Ph.D

Regardless of your destination, simple preparations for a good night's sleep can head off any disturbance in your usual sleep schedule.

How Sleep Affects Weight Loss

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 08.21.2011 | Women
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Why is sleep the missing link for weight loss? I've got one word for you: hormones.

4 Things Not To Do For A Good Night's Sleep (VIDEO)

Posted 08.17.2011 | Healthy Living

“You need to get a good night’s sleep,” is a mantra we’ve all heard countless times for years. Unfortunately though, it seems that as a collec...

Is Your Bedroom Toxic? 5 Easy Ways to Get a Restful Night's Sleep

Beth Greer | Posted 08.06.2011 | Green
Beth Greer

Transforming your bedroom into a safe haven can have a major impact on improving your health and well being. The good news is creating a healthy bedroom is pretty simple.

How To Become A Morning Person

Tracey Marks, M.D. | Posted 07.20.2011 | Healthy Living
Tracey Marks, M.D.

You can train your body to snap to attention and be ready to rock-and-roll first thing in the morning. This objective is attainable for most everyone.

11 Steps For Getting A Good Night's Sleep

Ronald L. Kotler, M.D. | Posted 07.16.2011 | Healthy Living
Ronald L. Kotler, M.D.

The following sleep hygiene tips are tried and true. Check them off your list and you'll raise the odds considerably of getting a good night's sleep.

Could a Simple Procedure Be the Key to Treating Snoring?

David Volpi, M.D., P.C., F.A.C.S. | Posted 06.18.2011 | Home
David Volpi, M.D., P.C., F.A.C.S.

The Pillar Procedure is a minimally invasive, simple and safe treatment for snoring and mild to moderate snoring, including snoring caused by Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) in many patients.

The One-Moment Insomnia Cure

Martin Boroson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Martin Boroson

According to the National Sleep Foundation, 41 percent of Americans report having sleep problems every night or almost every night. Meditation, of course, can help, but not as you might imagine.

Are You There, Sleep? It's Me, A Mom On The Edge

Karen Brody | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Karen Brody

I have decided to end my "year of napping" by taking a nap every day for the final 40 days until Mothers Day. I am inviting moms around the world to join me.

WATCH: Ben Stein Wants You To Sleep

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Ben Stein, the lawyer-turned-writer-turned-actor who is perhaps most famous for his snooze-inducing monotone, wants you to sleep. "Many -- maybe mo...

Can Your Brain Learn To Help You Sleep Better?

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

It's pretty amazing what the brain can learn to do, even while we're asleep.The researchers from suggest that the brains of people with sleep apnea are using the negative effects of OSA to learn to breathe more deeply and effectively.

Driver Fatigue Brought To Light In NYC Bus Crash Investigation

David Volpi, M.D., P.C., F.A.C.S. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Volpi, M.D., P.C., F.A.C.S.

There is no question that even if fatigue wasn't the cause of this crash, it is a major cause of crashes -- not just for buses, but for trucks, airplanes, trains and boating accidents, as well.

An Easy Trick For Better Sleep

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

Your bedroom is more than just the room that happens to house your bed -- it is your personal environment for sleeping.

Why Sleep Is More Important Than Food

Tony Schwartz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tony Schwartz

We continue to live by a remarkably durable myth: Sleeping one hour less will give us one more hour of productivity.

What Does Your 'One Nightstand' Say About You?

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

If sleep is a nightly get-away, then the nightstand is the overnight bag we carry at our side. We can learn a lot about a person and their travels by examining their bags.

Brief Behavioral Therapy Improves Sleep For Seniors

Psych Central | Rick Nauert, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Researchers report that a brief behavioral treatment appears to alleviate insomnia in older adults for at least six months. The intervention consisted...

What Was The Top Sleep Finding Of 2010? Pick Your Favorite!

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

These are what I considered some of the top stories in sleep medicine in 2010, and I have included a practical sleep suggestion to help you use this research in your everyday life.

Arianna Huffington At TEDWomen: How To Succeed? Get More Sleep

TED.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Speaking at TEDWomen last month, Arianna Huffington talked about a simple idea with the potential to unlock billions of big ideas dormant inside us: g...

15 Tips For Better Sleep

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

A good number of my coaching clients have difficulty drifting off into a peaceful slumber and/or sleeping through the night.

The Top 5 Ways To Live Longer, Stronger And Happier

Dr. Maoshing Ni | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Maoshing Ni

Life in the 21st century can certainly derail our longevity plans! Lack of sleep, poor nutrition, too little physical activity, unhappiness and daily ...

Teen Sleep Problems: Could Texting And E-Mailing Be To Blame?

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

As if we really needed anything else affecting a teen's mood and sleep, recent research shows that Internet use and texting can have a serious, detrimental effect on both sleep and mood.

Underground And Out Of Sight: How Does A Lack Of Light Affect Your Sleep Cycle?

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

From a sleep perspective, I wondered what it would be like to live in an environment with no natural light for 69 days.

How to Sleep Through Menopause

Staness Jonekos | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Staness Jonekos

Being a busy woman, daily exhaustion is normal. Throw in menopausal aging and it was no surprise that I was staring at the ceiling nightly trying to fall and stay asleep.

Late to Bed, Early to Rise? Think Again!

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

If you're among the millions who get up before dawn or worse, then chances are you don't get to bed early enough to make up the difference in sleep time.