A clue as to why men sleep better than women

Insomnia is thought to be twice as common in women as in men. A new study published in PNAS suggests that being male or female has an impact on how well we are likely to sleep. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) note that around 1 in every 4 Americans occasionally lacks sleep, and that 10 percent of the population live with chronic…

Teen Insomnia

I raised five boys and a girl, and often joked my daughter was more trouble than her five brothers combined. They were all different people, each with his or her own unique talents and challenges. Yet one difference stood out, how their sleep patterns changed when puberty struck. And it affected my sons more than my daughter. I didn’t need a clinical study to tell…