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Sleep Deprivation (INACTIVE)

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  • Sleep-friendly routines may help child fall asleep more easily

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 12-year-old daughter goes to bed each night around 10 p.m., but usually can't fall asleep until 1 or 2 in the morning. Is this normal for a "tween," or should I talk to her doctor? What are some things that could cause insomnia in...
  • Flacco returns to team facility upbeat after busy weekend

    Flacco returns to team facility upbeat after busy weekend
    Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith broached the topic with Joe Flacco late last week, and he was surprised with the assuredness of the quarterback's response. Flacco was adamant that he'd play, even if his wife, Dana, went into labor on the day of the...
  • Is sleep deprivation the reason the Romney campaign is blowing it?

    "Saturday Night Live" opened its new season with a sketch in which President Obama acknowledges that "things aren't great, the economy's in the tank" and "the job market is horrible," but says he's not worried because his campaign has a "secret weapon" to...
  • Does torture work?

    Does torture work? It is a Bush-era debate that has found Obama-era relevance because of a new movie, "Zero Dark Thirty," in which torture seems to work quite well. The film, an Oscar nominee for Best Picture, is being sold as a fact-based accounting of...
  • U.S. hiding behind tortured definitions

    If it is true, as the writer Samuel Johnson once said, that "patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel," then the dictionary must be the first. Consider how readily our leaders, in justifying what cannot be justified, parse definitions down to microns...
  • Secretary Clinton can help us all become 'untired'

    We don't yet know what big challenge Hillary Clinton will take on next, but that she will bring her considerable talents to something big and worthwhile is not in question. Whether or not that challenge is trying to become the first woman president, she'...
  • Sleep takes out brain's trash; buildup of refuse may make you sleepy

    Sleep takes out brain's trash; buildup of refuse may make you sleepy
    Among the many vital roles that sleep plays in our lives, our nightly rest may give us the chance to take out the cerebral trash, says a new study. No, we're not talking about some kind of Ambien-induced sleep-housework. We're talking about the...
  • Film Review: 'Escape Plan'

    Considering the degree to which slavish fan service has come to dominate the development process for genre pics, it's amazing that no one managed to load '80s action gods Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger into a true co-starring vehicle until...
  • Uglier, sadder and dumber? You're probably an insomniac

    Uglier, sadder and dumber? You're probably an insomniac
    Sleep deprivation makes people look unattractive and sad, according to a small study in the academic journal Sleep. That should seem obvious to anyone who’s ever looked at themselves in the mirror after skimping on sleep, but the analysis is...
  • Advanced Placement isn't for everyone

    As long-time advocates for public education in Baltimore County, we felt compelled to respond to letter writer Harry J. Cook's view of the Advanced Placement exams ("A different perspective on AP courses Sept. 6). While we're grateful that magnet...
  • 'An adrenaline junkie's dream'

    'An adrenaline junkie's dream'
    Next weekend, while sane people in Baltimore are barbecuing in the backyard, I'll be in Oregon with 11 friends. We're going for a run. The route starts at 6,000 feet on the slopes of Mount Hood. Twenty-eight hours later, we expect to finish on a wide,...