| Apr 14, 2013
What Chicagoan, trudging through the city in the dead of winter (or early spring), hasn't wished to be somewhere warmer?
The vast majority quickly realize that responsibilities tether them here and continue trying to wake up their faces rendered numb by...
| Mar 27, 2013
Most of us wish we had more hours in a day. Then maybe there would be enough time to get the sleep too many of us are missing. We talked about sleep with Dr. Arnon Rubin, a sleep specialist and pulmonologist at Suburban Pulmonary and Sleep Associates....
| Mar 15, 2013
| 12:52 PM
If you want to get in beach body shape for spring break, don't spare a sagging mattress, especially if you're losing sleep over it.
Recent University of Chicago research concluded that without adequate sleep, fat cells don't properly...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 11:04 AM
There are times on this journey with autism that I ask myself the question: What haven’t I done for my son? Have I found enough people to help him? Am I spending enough time with him?
This is particularly the case when I or my husband are awake...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 12:01 AM
And on the ninth day God looked down on his planned paradise and his caretaker and said, “How are you going to do all this by yourself?”
His caretaker said, “I dunno.”
So, on the ninth day God made a migrant farmworker.
| Dec 8, 2011
| 2:25 PM
These days, it's just good to have a job. But remaining gainfully employed can take a toll on health, especially if your work has you up at odd hours and sleeping irregularly. Shift work, say two studies out this week, poses particular problems for women,...
| Jul 20, 2010
| 4:35 PM
Following last Sunday's debut of the extreme fishing series "Monster Fish," the National Geographic Channel offers up another show in the popular genre. "Fish Warrior" follows adventurer and angler Jakub VÃ¡gner as he journeys on extreme fishing...
| Dec 23, 2010
| 1:56 PM
Always curious about what your guy is thinking -- especially now that he's a pops? TheBump.com asked one brave dad (stay-at-home dad, Tait) to spill what's really going on in those mysterious dude brains of theirs. Here's what he revealed....
| May 26, 2010
| 4:26 PM
Ok, this will be day 3 or 4 in the wilds of northern Maine, and I expect to be scratching bug bites, smell like a campfire, and hopefully dead fish, and suffering from sleep deprivation, but I will be......
| Aug 23, 2010
As summer winds down, another new school year brings fresh notebooks, sharp pencils and — for many kids — a new cycle of sleep deprivation.
With classes that start as early as 7 a.m. and buses that pull up long before sunrise, some 80% of...
| Jun 10, 2010
Looking for a way to slim down so you can fit into that bikini? Healthy weight loss isn't easy, mostly because it requires significant lifestyle changes. But it is possible, and it's worth it in the long run.
The basic principle of weight loss remains...
| Jun 8, 2010
| 4:35 PM
It's a startling and stomach-turning allegation: that CIA doctors subjected suspected terrorists to "Human Subject Research and Experimentation." But a new report from Physicians for Human Rights doesn't deliver on that assertion, which conjures up images...