Friday, April 19, 2019

With last Saturday’s switch to Daylight Saving time, I assumed I would stop awakening one hour before my 5:00 a.m. alarm …

A reader asks: With last Saturday's switch to Daylight Saving time, I assumed I would stop awakening one hour before my 5:00 a.m. alarm. However,...

Beating Jet Lag

From long and tedious security checks to cramped seating for most of us in economy class, it is a wonder that people choose to...

Five Ways to Help Your Baby Get a Good Circadian Rhythm

Five Ways to Help Your Baby Get a Good Circadian Rhythm It is no secret that newborns sleep a lot, about 10-18 hours a day,...

Winter Blues – When to Consider Drugs

Winter Blues: When to Consider Drugs Bupropion (Wellbutrin XL) is the first drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration for the prevention of seasonal...

Window on Circadian Rhythm in the Home

Window on Circadian Rhythms in the Home In the olden days, windows tended to be small because they were a liability. If they did not...

Up and Away Part II: The Nitty Gritty of Jet Lag Management

Jet lag can ruin a vacation or business trip. Some travelers are more vulnerable than others. Major factors are east/west direction and number of...

Escape the Burden of Switching to Daylight Saving Time!

Our inner clock doesn’t know that the government has rescheduled our lives. It happens every year around this period. Those clock faces with arrows...

Shift work increases the risk of cancer among those on the graveyard shift

You might expect shift work to cause insomnia, irritability, absenteeism, an increase in accidents on the job, and so on, and it does--especially for...
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Understanding the genes that make our circadian clocks tick

Giles E. Duffield, University of Notre Dame Have you ever wondered why you don’t feel tired until late at night but your spouse is fast...

This is Why Fashionably Late Dining Is the Worst Dieting Mistake in the World

I live in Tribeca, a gentrified corner of New York nestled along the Hudson River. People from all over flock to savor the food...

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