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According to a recent study by the National Sleep Foundation, about one in every four married or cohabitating Americans claim they're so sleep-deprived that they're often too tired to have sex.

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Staving off junior jet lagupdated: Fri Nov 11 2011 09:45:00

Crossing time zones can drain travelers, just like looking after young children can exhaust parents. Put them together, and the result can be overwhelming.

Sleep, pray, love -- survey sheds light on U.S. bedtime routineupdated: Mon Mar 08 2010 20:31:00

Your racial and ethnic background can shape many aspects of your life: the type of food you eat, where you live, and your political views.

Sleepless nightsupdated: Mon Mar 08 2010 20:31:00

Snoring can cause serious health problems, including sleep apnea. We go 'Beyond The Surface' to learn more.

Sleep-deprived Americans can't get any shut-eyeupdated: Fri Oct 30 2009 17:00:00

Whether they blame it on the kids, stress, or the lure of the Internet, most Americans feel like they're not getting enough sleep.

Top jobs for night owlsupdated: Mon Apr 20 2009 12:02:00

At 2 a.m., most workers are asleep in their beds, blissfully unaware that their alarm clocks will sound in a few short hours. But for 41 percent of Americans this is the time of day is when they are most productive, according to a 2005 poll by the National Sleep Foundation.

Why we're sleeping lessupdated: Fri Mar 06 2009 16:08:00

Yes, Americans are stressed over the economy.

We're married, sleeping separatelyupdated: Fri Sep 12 2008 09:19:00

It was the sock in the jaw that finally did it.

Caffeinated moms drink up to keep upupdated: Wed Jun 25 2008 11:31:00

Double latte in the morning, soda with lunch, energy drink at midday. Sound familiar?

Sleeping at work -- more of us are doing itupdated: Tue Jun 17 2008 19:31:00

At Jason Keith's last job, he discovered a colleague sound asleep at work -- head back, mouth open, snoring loudly -- while his co-workers laughed and snapped photos with their cell phone cameras.

Walking a little can go a long wayupdated: Fri Jun 13 2008 09:48:00

What if there was something simple you could do every day that would burn calories, be good for your heart, and help you stay young. You'd do it, right?

Disorders that make sleep scaryupdated: Wed Sep 19 2007 11:59:00

We spend a third of our lives asleep. And if the number of times you slap the snooze button every morning is any measure, those are some darn good times.

Exercise: Key to good sex, good sleepupdated: Mon May 28 2007 15:15:00

Everybody knows exercise is key to a good ticker and a more sleek physique. But did you know working out may improve your sex life, trigger a better night's sleep and help you stop smoking?

Three secrets to a good night's sleep updated: Mon Mar 19 2007 10:15:00

Whenever I tell friends that my mattress is decades old and that I have low-back pain, their eyes pop open. This repeated facial expression has prompted me to think that, yes, there could be a connection. Another clue is an experience I had recently when sleeping on a fabulously comfortable hotel mattress. My husband tried to pry my fingers from the mattress corners, but I wouldn't budge. I wanted to live there. Time for a new mattress.

Money Magazine: Sleep Your Way to Successupdated: Wed Nov 01 2006 00:01:00

Your alarm jolts you into consciousness every weekday morning; you need a cup or two of joe just to get out the door--and two or three more to make it through the day. You rub your eyes to stay awa...

Fortune: The GDP and Stuffupdated: Mon Oct 27 2003 00:01:00

America's gross domestic product may be large enough to smoosh any other country's, but lately our $10 trillion GDP has been under assault from a variety of dark forces. Last summer's blackout cost...

Fortune: Flying blind in marketing, rethinking the Battle of Concord, dancing for migraine, and other matters. DOWN WITH AWARENESSupdated: Mon Nov 15 1993 00:01:00

It is August 5, 1993. Like millions of other politicized citizens, your servant is tuned in to CNN, watching the House of Representatives in that cliffhanger vote on the Clinton budget. He sighs di...

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