Teens, Sleeping and Eating

Important news for parents of teens: the latest headlines in the sleep literature say teens who sleep less eat more. And they aren’t reaching for fruits and veggies. It’s not news to scientists who’ve found that people who sleep fewer than the hours their bodies need...

Power Napping to Win

Imagine being able to compete in a race to prove you’re a champion napper. That is what’s going on in Spain this past week as contestants vie for a first prize of about $1,400 in credit to purchase goods at a shopping mall. The “grand siesta champ” will be chosen by...

America Isn’t the Only Place Sleep Deprived

Turns out we’re not the only ones saddled with sleeplessness and too much stress. And we’re not the only ones living in a perilous job market and economy that takes its toll on our sleep habits. According to a new study looking at sleep problems in Luxembourg as...

Are You G-Free and Sleep-Free?

Being gluten sensitive or intolerant has gained a lot of attention in recent years, no doubt spurred by celebs like The View’s Elisabeth Hasselbeck who has written a book about living a “G-free” life. Also called celiac disease, this condition is caused by an allergic...

The Heart of the Sleep Matter

I know I’m not the first to tell you about the benefits of exercise. I also know I’m not the first to tell you that exercise can do a body good from both an emotional and physical standpoint. But I might be the first to tell you that exercise, and specifically the...