| Jan 4, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Start your engines … and your coffee makers?
A report released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 4.2% of adults admitted to falling asleep at the wheel at least once in the previous month.
The report also found...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 3:59 PM
(Reuters) - Setting the clock ahead for daylight savings time may set the scene for a small increase in heart attacks the next day, according to a U.S. study - which suggests that sleep deprivation may be to blame.
Researchers at two hospitals in the U....
| Apr 21, 2013
The autopsy gave a spare account of how the 52-year-old man died. He suffered blunt force injuries on his torso and legs, and abrasions on his left wrist indicated he had been tied or shackled down. One of his neck bones was fractured. Death came "as a...
| 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...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 2:05 PM
If you compare working on a TV show to going to school, "Raising Hope" star Lucas Neff had a heck of a summer break.
"It's a lot of sleep deprivation, but it's good," Neff told me during a phone conversation Sunday. "It's a lot of fun."
| May 19, 2010
They might relish becoming parents, but they can also be unprepared for the infant in their lives. They're sleep-deprived, confused and irritable. They're the fathers.
Discussions of the connection between mental health and childbirth have long focused...
| 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...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 1:48 PM
There's something inexplicable about our relationship with coffee. It percolates through our day from the moment we wake, enlivening our senses and galvanizing us into action. It's an affair that has been going on for more than 500 years, since the...
| 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,...
| 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....
| 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...
| Jul 14, 2010
Attention, expectant dads: Moms aren't the only ones who experience health risks before or after birth.
Even though fathers-to-be don't go through the physical changes of carrying a child, some have insomnia, nausea, irritability or even labor pains, a...