| May 3, 2012
| 7:51 PM
Sleep to lose weight. No wonder Michael Breus is popular. A Virginia Beach clinical psychologist board-certified in clinical sleep disorders, Breus regularly promotes the connection between sleep and health, and in particular metabolism. He has written...
| May 15, 2012
| 3:01 PM
An email pitching an interview with a sleep-disorder expert had me at, "Would you ever show up at work drunk?"
The line would be too clever by half if it weren't so on-point. My answer, based on personal experience many years ago, is that anyone that...
| Oct 31, 2012
The clocks get turned back Sunday and although that extra hour of snoozing is a treat, don't think it can make a dent in the nation's sleep deficit.
Approximately 1 in 3 Americans get by on six hours or less of slumber, says Dr. Phyllis Zee, director...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 5:55 PM
Some people living in the Fremont area of Seattle are fed up with their noisy neighbors. It’s not the parties, but rather all-night construction on the Aurora Bridge.
“It’s really hard,” said neighbor Cresta Lafever. “It&...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 7:58 PM
SOUTH BEND -- Before Troy Niklas turned August camp into his personal carnival show, the Notre Dame tight end-in-training had to get past some anxious moments off the field.
"It really wasn't that bad," the personification of Bamm-Bamm all grown up...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 9:55 PM
When you wake up in the morning, are you refreshed and ready to go, or groggy and grumpy? For many people, the second scenario is all too common.
Numerous health conditions and medications can interfere with normal sleep - including prescription and...
| Aug 29, 2012
Carolyn Rider in 91 pounds lighter than she was about nine months ago--at her heaviest--264 pounds--she was almost always exhausted.
"I would just never get to the exercise part and then I would go to bed thinking I didn’t exercise today and now I'...
| 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...
| 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....