I’m Tired; Give Me a Cookie (Sleep Deprivation and Appetite)

I didn't get very much sleep last night.  My dog, Sugar, took over my side of the bed and I also woke up at 3:45 AM with a song stuck in my head (the song was "The Dog Days Are Over," ironic!)  For a girl who feels best after getting a solid 9 hours of sleep each night, […]

It Happened This Week: Women & Chocolate, Sleep Problems & Weight Gain, and More on the Media

Salon.com explores why women like chocolate and men like beer.  Is it nature or nurture?  Nurture might win as what women and men like seem to change both within and among cultures. More and more evidence is cropping up that sleep problems contribute to weight problems.  This time, researchers found that middle-aged women who report […]