| Jun 21, 2013
| 1:55 PM
A Harvard sleep expert testified in the Michael Jackson wrongful death case Friday that the singer suffered from almost total sleep deprivation that resulted from his use of the anesthetic propofol.
Dr. Charles Czeisler, who has both an MD and a PhD,...
| 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....
| May 13, 2013
| 1:36 PM
Singer Jennifer Nettles chose Mother's Day 2013 to debut her bundle of joy, Magnus Hamilton, to the world, tweeting the above picture along with the caption, "So much love and joy on my first Mother's Day! A very Happy Mother's Day to all the Mamas!...
| May 8, 2013
| 1:41 PM
The HCPSS board is researching the feasibility of later high school start times. This could have a great impact on many students around the county and I fully back this proposal.
As a high school student, I can visibly see the effects of sleep...
| May 9, 2013
| 7:41 PM
Over the objections of Los Angeles County mental health officials, a judge Thursday ordered an 86-year-old murder defendant to remain in the government's care and not be released to a family member.
Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Norman Shapiro...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 9:26 AM
The stereotype for athletes from a private school might sometimes be that they're privileged, or even pampered.
The Mater Dei High School boys' water polo team shatters that stereotype in the short film "What It Takes."
The movie, which runs 14...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 3:15 PM
When I was a child, my parents made me and my brother say grace before meals. My mother is a preacher in the United Methodist Church, and my faith is part of my daily life. We often thanked God for our country. We expressed gratitude for our government...
| Apr 21, 2013
The autopsy gave a spare account of how the 52-year-old man died. He suffered blunt force injuries on his torso and legs, and abrasions on his left wrist indicated he had been tied or shackled down. One of his neck bones was fractured. Death came "as a...
| Apr 14, 2013
What Chicagoan, trudging through the city in the dead of winter (or early spring), hasn't wished to be somewhere warmer?
The vast majority quickly realize that responsibilities tether them here and continue trying to wake up their faces rendered numb by...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Worried that you're getting more forgetful as you age? Ironically, worry itself can trigger memory slips. It might take a conversation with your doctor to pinpoint the cause of your memory lapses--especially if the change is sudden or uncharacteristic....