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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...
The Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act makes it illegal to sell a prescription drug for any purpose other than what's listed on the label. Nevertheless, a divided federal appeals court this week tossed out the conviction of a former drug sales rep who was...
"If people were meant to pop out of bed, we'd all sleep in toasters," a wise, unnamed observer of the human condition once opined. (Some credit Garfield the cat.) Failing that, we could all sleep with gadgets that monitor our sleep and wake us at the...
L.A. NOWConrad Murray trial: The final prosecution witness against Michael Jackson's personal physician told a jury Wednesday afternoon that the singer's death was directly related to an "employee-employer" relationship that developed between the doctor and his...
Culture MonsterCharles McNulty reviews "Sleeping Beauty Wakes" at La Jolla Playhouse...
You and your co-worker have been burning the midnight oil for a week to complete a project, and your abbreviated sleep schedule has you feeling like a zombie. Your co-worker, by contrast, bounces through the workday looking and acting none the worse for...
During the holiday season -- or any time, really -- solid sleep can be a real gift. The not-so-sound sleepers on your shopping list would undoubtedly appreciate anything that would help them get some needed rest. You can't exactly gift-wrap warm milk and...
Charles McPhee, the self-proclaimed "Dream Doctor" who decoded dreams on his nationally syndicated radio show until Lou Gehrig's disease forced him off the air in 2006, has died. He was 49. McPhee died May 8 at his Woodland Hills home of the...
Money & CompanyHere's your fiesta Friday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: --Well, here's some great news: Shareholders of United Airlines' parent company and Continental Airlines have approved a merger of the two carriers, creating the world's largest...
The Fabulous ForumDiana Taurasi tests positive for banned substance....
Booster ShotsPatients over 65 -- and sometimes their doctors -- often behave as if sleep problems are as inevitable a part of aging as aches and wrinkles. It doesn't have to be that way, says a group of leading sleep doctors.......
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