| Sep 30, 2012
In addition to air pollution, gastrointestinal bacteria and sleep deprivation, a number of other overlooked factors that may affect weight have been identified by researchers:
Maternal age, weight
Women are waiting longer to have children, and...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 12:28 AM
A radio announcer in Knox is forgoing some shuteye to try and take the record for the longest continuous broadcast.
Tom Berg of WKVI started last Monday with a radio broadcast that’s still going, and he hopes to continue until 12 a.m. Tuesday....
| Jul 25, 2012
Attention, freshmen: You will likely pick up more than knowledge and new friends when you start college.
There's a good chance you'll at least catch a cold from living in the tight quarters of a dormitory, physicians and students say.
"The thing (about)...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 10:18 PM
Going back to schoolmeans going back to bed.
It can be difficult to rouse a sleeping child for school on any day, but the task is even harder after a summer filled with altered schedules and sleeping patterns.
"Nobody wants to go to bed while the...
| Aug 7, 2012
Sleep is a crucial part of our lives. It isn't simply a time out from existence. It helps us re-boot our systems both physically and mentally. It is essential for hormone production and balance. On the other hand, sleep deprivation can lead to serious...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 7:42 AM
When Clayton Osbon, the pilot of that Jet Blue plane, lost it a few weeks ago, the entire world stepped back and asked, "What was wrong? Did the weight-loss shakes that he sold somehow impact his neurons? Was he so sleep deprived that he became...
| Apr 28, 2012
Obviously, falling asleep on the job is very bad, but napping at work should be encouraged, according to Mark R. Rosekind, an internationally recognized fatigue expert and one of five board members of the National Transportation Safety Board.
| 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.
| Feb 8, 2013
| 1:05 AM
WASHINGTON - The confirmation hearing Thursday of John Brennan to be CIA director reopened scrutiny of a wide range of controversies that have dogged the country for more than a decade, ranging from the Obama administration's embrace of targeted...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 10:30 AM
PARIS -- The realities highlighted by the Oscar-nominated film "Zero Dark Thirty," which detailed the operation that ended with the killing of Osama bin Laden, don't begin and end with the debate over what some call "torture" as a means of obtaining...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 5:05 PM
"I have neither the time nor the inclination to explain myself to a man who rises and sleeps under the blanket of the very freedom that I provide, and then questions the manner in which I provide it."
— Col. Nathan Jessep to Lt. Daniel Kaffee