| 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...
| 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,...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 30, 2009
Lost jobs and lost careers. Promising businesses in shambles. The college acceptance letter returned to its envelope. This is how President Obama recently described the effect of the tanking economy on ordinary Americans -- and the stresses keeping them...
| Sep 3, 2009
Good and adequate amounts of sleep are essential for the growth and development of children. Sleep problems vary with age. For example, younger children may suffer from snoring and sleep apnea. Sleep terrors and sleepwalking also are common. For teens,...
| Dec 14, 2009
During the holiday season -- or any time, really -- solid sleep can be a real gift. The not-so-sound sleepers on your shopping list would undoubtedly appreciate anything that would help them get some needed rest.
You can't exactly gift-wrap warm milk and...
| Jun 2, 2009
| 12:15 PM
How many times have you heard that sales pitch? Enough that you just know it's too good to be true, right?
Well, there is one exception, and there's a very good chance you're a prime candidate.
It's Danbury Hospital's Sleep Disorders Center, which, by...