Can You Make Up For Lost Sleep On The Weekend?Short sleep duration has been linked to health problems, including stroke, heart disease, metabolic syndrome, hypertension and obesity.
Sleep Deprivation Impairs Recognition Of Emotions, Study FindsAccording to a new study, when we're sleep deprived, we struggled to decipher non-survival-oriented facial expressions.
How To Stay Healthy When TravelingHere are some practical tips to help prevent you from getting sick while traveling.
Doctors Urge CPS To Help Students Adopt Better Sleep HabitsPediatricians have recommended the Chicago Public Schools start classes for high school and middle school students later in the day, so students can get more sleep, but with Mayor Rahm Emanuel rebuffing such efforts, some doctors have offered other ideas for improving student performance.
Pediatricians Suggest Later School Start Times For TeensDelaying the start of the school day until at least 8:30 a.m. would help curb their lack of sleep, which has been linked with poor health, bad grades, car crashes and other problems, pediatricians say. More than 40 percent of the nation's public high schools start classes before 8 a.m.
Study Explores Risks Of Drowsy DrivingMany American drivers are asleep at the wheel -- literally. That's according to a new AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety study which found drowsy drivers played a role in nearly 17 percent of fatal crashes.