01/23/2012 08:09 am ET Updated Mar 24, 2012

Dr. Oz To The Rescue: How To Sleep Better In 2012

As a father of four, a surgeon and a talk show host, I know all about sleepless nights. More than 25 years ago, when I was a surgical resident, I conditioned myself to get by on just two or three hours of sleep a night. I can recall walking down an empty hospital corridor after a long shift and seeing the sun rising silently over the city. I often had trouble drifting off when I got home -- and continued to have insomnia even after my residency ended.

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