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  • Sleep-deprived Michael Jackson needed teleprompter to sing classics

    A Harvard sleep expert testified in the Michael Jackson wrongful death case Friday that the singer suffered from almost total sleep deprivation that resulted from his use of the anesthetic propofol.
  • Use of alertness drug modafinil takes off, spurred by untested uses

    Use of alertness drug modafinil takes off, spurred by untested uses
    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...

    Appeals court puts 1st Amendment over public health

    Appeals court puts 1st Amendment over public health
    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...

    Zeo Sleep Manager, SleepTracker try to wake you when it's best

    Zeo Sleep Manager, SleepTracker try to wake you when it's best
    "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...

    Witness: Conrad Murray more like employee than doctor to Jackson

     
    Conrad 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...