The sleep stories of 2012, Part II

As we close in on a new year, we’re taking a look back at some of the most interesting, thought-provoking sleep stories of the year just ending. Here are my picks for the second half of 2012:   July   Sleep suggestion: Want to boost your power to resist junk food? Get...

The sleep stories of 2012, Part I

We learned so much about sleep this year. 2012 was bursting with great sleep stories, which revealed the power of sleep to enhance our health and well being, and the dangers associated with sleep deprivation and disrupted sleep. Here are my picks for the sleep stories...
Nighttime worries worst in middle age

Nighttime worries worst in middle age

Does worry keep you from falling asleep at night? Do you lie awake replaying the stressful parts of your day, fretting about money, stressing about your job, wondering how your kids are doing in school? If worry keeps you up at night, you’re far from alone. Worrying...
Partial sleep deprivation hinders weight control

Partial sleep deprivation hinders weight control

Are you keeping an eye on your weight this holiday season, hoping to avoid adding the extra pounds that often result from the excesses and indulgences of the season? Here’s a weight-control strategy you may not have considered, but absolutely should: get a good...