| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Born in Ohio and raised in Indiana, Ted Allen -- the host of "Chopped All-Stars," currently in its third season on the Food Network -- remembers his parents dressing him up in smart pants and a blazer, before boarding a flight to visit his grandparents in...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
The world looks very different at 3 a.m. when you're lying in bed staring at the ceiling--or worse, the clock. All you do is worry, "How will I make it through tomorrow without any sleep?"
If you often have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep, you...
| Oct 20, 2013
Dear Amy: About two months ago I found out that I was four months pregnant. The telltale signs were not there. I wasn't sick. In fact, I was losing weight and thought it was because I was stressed. My boyfriend had cheated on me and broke up with me...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 1:35 PM
San Diego County teenager Hannah Anderson says her abductor, James DiMaggio, "had a crush" on her and sent text messages accusing the teenager of trying to avoid him.
Her comments in an interview with NBC's "Today" show that aired Thursday came two...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 6:21 PM
One of the most infamous pieces of evidence in the long-running Bell corruption case came in a chain of emails between Assistant City Manager Angela Spaccia and Randy Adams, the incoming police chief of the small, working-class city.
"I am looking...
| Oct 2, 2013
Dear Amy: My wife usually takes Ambien to help her fall asleep.
The problem is that she frequently takes the drug before she goes up to bed, either in the family room while watching TV or in the kitchen. The Ambien kicks in then, of course, and she...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 8:50 AM
Dear Pharmacist: I have trouble with prescribed sleeping pills. They make me do crazy things like sleep walk, eat and wake up family members in the middle of the night "just to chat." What are natural options? — A.A., Superior, Colo.
Dear A.A.: It...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 6:11 AM
Her name is Lindsay and she is a chaos addict.
That was the No. 1 takeaway from Lindsay Lohan’s amply hyped interview with Oprah Winfrey, a “television event” broadcast on the talk show doyenne’s Oprah Winfrey Network program...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 9:23 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Older U.S. adults, particularly women, are more likely to use prescription sleep medications to try to get the minimum seven hours of sleep experts generally recommend, U.S. data released on Thursday showed.
Use of such pills,...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 11:29 AM
A Garden Grove woman was sentence to seven years to life in prison Friday for drugging her estranged husband, cutting off his penis and throwing it into a garbage disposal.
The sentence came two months after Catherine Kieu, 50, was convicted of...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 11:40 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Nursing home residents taking sleep aids such as Ambien are more likely to fall and fracture a hip than residents not being treated for insomnia, new research suggests.
According to the study's lead author, the known dangers...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Question: My wife and I travel to Israel at least twice a year to visit children and grandchildren. There is a 10-hour time difference between Los Angeles and Tel Aviv. Because of time constraints, we can stay only about seven days. Even though we take...