| Mar 19, 2013
| 10:30 AM
The Maryland State Medical Society recognizes the health risks of adolescent sleep deprivation and for that reason recommends Maryland adopt later start times in the state's high schools ("Md. school systems study later start times for high schools,"...
| Mar 27, 2013
Most of us wish we had more hours in a day. Then maybe there would be enough time to get the sleep too many of us are missing. We talked about sleep with Dr. Arnon Rubin, a sleep specialist and pulmonologist at Suburban Pulmonary and Sleep Associates....
| Mar 15, 2013
| 12:52 PM
If you want to get in beach body shape for spring break, don't spare a sagging mattress, especially if you're losing sleep over it.
Recent University of Chicago research concluded that without adequate sleep, fat cells don't properly...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 9:35 PM
If it is true, as the writer Samuel Johnson once said, that "patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel," then the dictionary must be the first.
Consider how readily our leaders, in justifying what cannot be justified, parse definitions down to...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 11:04 AM
There are times on this journey with autism that I ask myself the question: What haven’t I done for my son? Have I found enough people to help him? Am I spending enough time with him?
This is particularly the case when I or my husband are awake...
| Mar 1, 2013
The Columbia Jewish Congregation presents "An Afternoon with Theater J" at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 3, at the Oakland Mills Interfaith Center, 5885 Robert Oliver Place. Theater J will present a preview of scenes from its coming production of "Andy...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 12:01 AM
And on the ninth day God looked down on his planned paradise and his caretaker and said, “How are you going to do all this by yourself?”
His caretaker said, “I dunno.”
So, on the ninth day God made a migrant farmworker.
| Feb 8, 2013
| 1:05 AM
WASHINGTON - The confirmation hearing Thursday of John Brennan to be CIA director reopened scrutiny of a wide range of controversies that have dogged the country for more than a decade, ranging from the Obama administration's embrace of targeted...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 10:30 AM
PARIS -- The realities highlighted by the Oscar-nominated film "Zero Dark Thirty," which detailed the operation that ended with the killing of Osama bin Laden, don't begin and end with the debate over what some call "torture" as a means of obtaining...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 1:20 PM
If you suspect you’re not getting enough sleep, you’re probably right: A new survey says 83% of Americans don’t get a good night’s sleep on a consistent basis.
Why not? Stress and anxiety were cited as the top reason by 48% of...
| May 29, 2013
| 10:52 AM
As we make our way into summer, and as the days continue to get longer, the prolonged daylight may mean less nighttime sleep for some.
“In the summer months there is almost kind of a mania that kind of develops here in Alaska,” said Dr....