Take Heart: Days Will Get Longer SoonBut first, we have to get through the longest night of the year, on Thursday. WBBM's Nancy Harty reports.
Daylight Savings Time Can Help With Sleep PatternsA Northwestern Medicine expert on sleep disorders says there's a lot more to being rested and alert than that extra hour.
Having A Purpose In Life Leads To Better Sleep, Study FindsThere are many ways to try and improve quality of sleep, but the solution might not be found in a department store: it may be in your mind.
Getting Less Than 7 Hours Of Sleep May Lead To Obesity, Study FindsPeople who consistently get less than seven hours of sleep per night are more likely to be obese, a new study finds.
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.
For The Sleep-Deprived, Can A Song Be The Cure?Some insist the 8-minute composition "Weightless" by Marconi Union has a calming effect that induces sleep. CBS 2's Marissa Bailey reports.
Lack Of Sleep Can Cause Case Of The Munchies, And Obesity, Study Finds The key to eliminating a craving for junk food, and the weight gain that goes with it, may center on the need for more sleep.
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.
New Device Monitors Conditions To Help People Sleep BetterWhen somebody wakes up "on the wrong side of the bed" they know one thing: That person is cranky due to poor sleep.
How Much Does The Average American Sleep?How much sleep did you get last night?
How To Stay Healthy While TravelingWhether it’s a business trip, vacation with family or a solo venture, there’s nothing much worse than feeling under the weather or having an upset stomach from unhealthy foods. Here are 10 tips to stay healthy while traveling.