| Jul 27, 2011
| 12:17 PM
A north suburban man has been charged with defrauding about $4 million from investors for a now-defunct sleep disorder business, spending much of the money on a Lake Forest mansion, a tattoo parlor and family vacations to Italy, Nevada, Florida and...
| Jul 28, 2011
Kenneth Dachman appeared to follow the same game plan for many years: woo investors to his startup businesses, spend much of the money on himself, declare bankruptcy to avoid paying off debts and then start all over again, according to former investors....
| Jan 25, 2012
| 6:10 PM
Are you tired, run-down, listless? The answer to your problem is probably not in a little brown bottle. It could be as simple as a good night’s sleep. But for 45 million Americans, that’s an elusive dream. Even worse, sleep deprivation,...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 4:03 PM
Kandi Gay, a paramedic in the Quad Cities, Iowa, is one of roughly 70 million Americans dealing with a sleep disorder of some kind, and if you send her a text message about it while she's sleeping, she'll be able to reply to you. She just won't remember...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 8:33 AM
Imagine falling asleep without any warning. That's a problem 17-year-old Brianna Keur has been living with for years.
Keur grew up active and played multiple sports before her family realized something was wrong. At the age of 12, doctors diagnosed...
| Apr 24, 2010
| 4:35 PM
Apple's iPad can do movies, music, e-mail, apps and rich Web browsing. And of course, e-books. Should Amazon just put its comparably basic e-reader, the Kindle, to sleep? Not so fast. Sleep experts say using the iPad before bed can affect sleeping...
| Nov 17, 2009
| 9:32 PM
Patients over 65 -- and sometimes their doctors -- often behave as if sleep problems are as inevitable a part of aging as aches and wrinkles. It doesn't have to be that way, says a group of leading sleep doctors.......
| Dec 29, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Worn out by the constant over-caffeination of friends, colleagues and, of course, self? You're in luck. Staff writer Jerry Hirsch reports today on the growing popularity of slow-down, or anti-energy, drinks such as Mary Jane's Relaxing Soda, Slow Cow and....
| Mar 27, 2008
Justin Chambers is opening up about the condition that landed him in a psych ward earlier this year.
The "Grey's Anatomy" actor addressed the sleep disorder that has been plaguing him and what finally made him seek help, reports People.
"It's an issue...
| May 8, 2009
For years, Angela Ring took sleeping pills to drown out her husband's snoring. Now, she and David Ring have a complicated ritual to help her sleep.
"I run a fan and he wears his dental device," she says. "And he has to lay on his side."
But the Rings...
| Jul 22, 2009
Although we spend one third of our lives sleeping, many of us don't do it very well. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine says about one in five adults fails to get the necessary seven to eight hours a night, and the economic downturn is making things...