| Mar 15, 2013
| 7:02 AM
Stock up on coffee and adjust your sleep schedules SoCal movie fans, L.A.'s Nuart Theatre has some real springtime treats ......
| Jan 26, 2013
All went well on the recent school outing to the tall-masted ship, which I helped chaperon. I only had to pull three kids from the water, and two of them were easy because the shark had just spit them out — pit-ewwwwwey — and I was able to...
| May 22, 2013
| 6:15 PM
An advisory panel to the Food & Drug Administration has recommended approval of a new sleep drug that targets the brain's wakefulness centers, but suggested the agency should consider a dose of the drug, called suvorexant, lower than that proposed by...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Question: My wife and I travel to Israel at least twice a year to visit children and grandchildren. There is a 10-hour time difference between Los Angeles and Tel Aviv. Because of time constraints, we can stay only about seven days. Even though we take...
| May 7, 2013
| 12:59 PM
A cardiologist testified Tuesday that Michael Jackson's doctor gave his famous patient incorrect treatment when he noticed the singer had stopped breathing as a result of a powerful anesthetic the physician had administered.
Dr. Daniel Wohlgelernter,...
| May 8, 2013
| 5:34 AM
The links between sleep and cancer are now so many, you could build a chain. A new study has found that for men who suffer insomnia and unwelcome wakefulness, the risk of prostate cancer is greater than for those whose sleep is undisrupted.
| May 2, 2013
| 1:51 PM
In up-all-night, work-work-work America, a prescription medication like modafinil was sure to make major inroads from the get-go.
And, whether you call this novel stay-awake drug by its commercial names -- Provigil and Nuvigil -- or by its plain-Jane...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 9:35 PM
Two stories -- on a new feature in some Del Webb homes, and on a Tide detergent crime wave -- prove that the private sector has its fingers on the pulse of America....
| Mar 11, 2012
| 10:00 AM
In the knee-jerk world of home building, flex space, bigger kitchens and upgraded bathrooms are in.
Increasingly adaptable bedroom designs may be just the ticket for trend-driving Baby Boomers whose marriages are plagued by snorts, sniffles and wheezing....
| Jan 30, 2012
My name is Bob, and I know what it's like to be flat on your back for more than two months.
My first encounter was for a form of arthritis called Reiter's syndrome — a three-month stay in a Veterans Affairs hospital marked by boredom and...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 9:33 PM
Ray Briem, the longtime KABC-AM talk show host who ruled all-night radio for nearly three decades with his phone calls to the famous and the quirky and his opinionated banter slamming liberals, championing conservative causes and extolling the big-band...