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Let Us Talk About Lettuce Water

6 Dec 2023

Macbeth knew about sleep deprivation, as we can infer from his thoughts in the second scene of Act 2.  ...

Magnesium Supplements for Sleep May Not Work Like a Dream

22 Sep 2023

Everywhere I turn these days, an influencer is trying to sell me magnesium supplements. Apparently, all of us who find it difficult to fall asleep and stay asleep all night are missing the boat....

Is melatonin safe as a sleeping aid?

6 May 2023

This article was originally posted in the Montreal Gazette.

Reflexology Research Doesn’t Put Its Best Foot Forward

7 May 2021

Imagine you have appendicitis. You are rushed to the hospital where a surgeon needs to operate on you to remove your appendix which is full of bacteria and ready to burst. Only, instead of a...

Sleepy Science: Is There a Best Position to Sleep In?

27 Feb 2019

One thing is very clear. If you are a baby, you should be sleeping on your back. Infants who sleep on their back, as opposed to their stomachs, have a reduced risk of sudden infant death syndrome ...

When it comes to insomnia, there’s no shortage of advice

20 Mar 2017

O sleep! O gentle sleep! / Nature’s soft nurse, how have I frightened thee, / That thou no more wilt weigh my eyelids down / And steep my senses in forgetfulness?

Put a Sock in it, Dr. Oz.

20 Mar 2017

Dr. Oz is being sued. Not for dispensing silly advice about "natural" weight loss supplements. Not for shamelessly promoting "Dr.Oz's homeopathic kit." Not for having nutcase Joe Mercola on his...

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