Posts tagged "sleep"

Ditch Your Bed, Get A Hammock

According to some new research in Switzerland, we should ditch our mattresses and start sleeping in hammocks. Besides making us feel like we are on vacation in the tropics, the…

Ami Angelowicz | June 23, 2011 - 11:40 am

I Wish I Were A “Short Sleeper”

Researchers have discovered that a very small percentage of the population (between 1 and 3 percent) only need between four and six hours of sleep a night to function…

Ami Angelowicz | April 8, 2011 - 11:20 am

Sleep: Your Number One Beauty Enhancer

File this away in the “No duh” study findings. Researchers in Stockholm have “discovered” that women look better when they have gotten plenty of sleep versus when they’re sleep-deprived. I…

Wendy Atterberry | December 15, 2010 - 3:40 pm

8 Ways To Look Rested (Despite Your Sad Sleep Habits)

Between late party nights and deadlines at work, it’s sometimes impossible to fit in the recommended eight hours of sleep per night needed to keep those under eye bags stowed.

Bianca Posterli | March 8, 2010 - 8:00 pm

Meet The Girl Who Sleeps For 2 Weeks At A Time

Most teenagers sleep a lot, but not like 15-year-old Louisa Ball of the U.K. Louisa suffers from a rare neurological sleep disorder called Kleine-Levin Syndrome, where she can doze off…

Jessica Wakeman | February 11, 2010 - 5:10 pm

Since Women Are More Sleep-Deprived, Is Insomnia A Feminist Issue?

I get about 5.5 hours of sleep a night due to kitty hijinks, sleep apnea, and a BlackBerry addiction. But apparently, the human body needs a minimum of 7.5 hours.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 5, 2010 - 12:30 pm

This Pillow May Make You Prettier

In the market for a new pillowcase? Here’s one that claims to make you prettier overnight. Right. Beautyzzz Natural Silk Pillowcase claims that it “works naturally with skin and hair…

Bianca Posterli | December 4, 2009 - 7:10 pm

In New Relationships, Is Sleep An Indicator Of Your Future Together?

Consider the following: you’ve started dating a new guy, and things have progressed to the point where you’re beginning to have sleepovers. Naturally, one of two things happens then. You…

Leonora Epstein | October 1, 2009 - 11:30 am

Beauty Solutions For Curing Insomnia

Some nights the tossing and turning is inevitable — between deadlines, stress, and all the other crazy things you have going on, it’s always something. Obviously, you need a solution,…

Bianca Posterli | September 24, 2009 - 8:10 pm

Separate Beds = Happy Life?

I must confess I suffer serious anxiety when faced with the prospect of sharing a bed with a gentleman. Don’t get me wrong; everything that happens before and after the…

Ami Angelowicz | September 10, 2009 - 2:50 pm

Less Sleep Puts Women At Risk For Heart Disease

Whether you’ve been out on the town, studying late, or just watching too much telly, now is a good time to start getting the recommended eight hours of sleep. Cause…

Justine Fields | July 6, 2009 - 7:20 pm

The Daily Squeeze: David Duchovny Poster Removed From Johnston & Murphy Store

Shoe company Johnston & Murphy removed a poster featuring David Duchovny from its New York City store window. The company’s corporate office instructed the store to take it down (following…

Catherine Strawn | September 2, 2008 - 12:15 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Brody Jenner’s TV Show, Kim Kardashian’s Cupcakes, And Staying Up Late

It’s official. Brody Jenner is getting his own MTV series. On Bromance, regular guys will come to Hollywood in hopes of being chosen to be a part of Brody’s entourage.

Catherine Strawn | June 10, 2008 - 11:30 am

Happily Married Women Get Good Night’s Rest

According to a University of Pittsburgh study, Caucasian women who have higher levels of marital happiness also have lesser risk of having multiple sleep complaints (i.e., trouble falling asleep, fewer…

Catherine Strawn | June 9, 2008 - 8:30 pm

Good Luck Getting Any Shut-Eye If Your Husband Suffers From Sleep Apnea

Earlier, we discussed how the device that helps those suffering from sleep apnea is cumbersome and unattractive. However, a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine found…

Catherine Strawn | April 22, 2008 - 3:00 pm

More Bed-Buying Tips

If you’re in the market for a new bed and weren’t drawn to this one, you might want to consider buying a soft bed, rather than a firm one. For…

Catherine Strawn | April 1, 2008 - 2:00 pm
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