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2011-04-28 06:05:00

A new study suggests that parts of the brain can actually fall asleep for a fraction of a second when tired, despite the fact that the organ as a whole is awake at the time.

2011-04-16 00:00:27

With only 30 percent of Americans getting the recommended seven to eight hours of sleep each night, the Better Sleep Council is announcing a public awareness campaign to stop the growing epidemic of sleep deprivation.

2011-04-12 08:50:00

WASHINGTON, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Torture. The United Nations defines it as the "infliction of severe physical or mental pain or suffering." But how severe is severe? That judgment determines whether or not the law classifies an interrogation practice as torture.

2011-03-28 00:00:27

Editlab, an Atlanta-based video production and post-production company, earned the top ranking out of 1891 entries in the 2010 Accolade competition for its Federal Aviation Administration training video Grounded.

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2011-03-24 08:25:27

A sleepless night can make us cranky and moody, but a lesser known side effect of sleep deprivation is short-term euphoria, which can potentially lead to poor judgment and addictive behavior.

2011-03-15 07:55:21

From overworked professionals to over-extended students, everyone worries about how much sleep they’re getting.

2011-03-09 13:23:18

The powers that be in Las Vegas figured out something long before neuroscientists at two Duke University medical schools confirmed their ideas this week: Trying to make decisions while sleep-deprived can lead to a case of optimism.

2011-02-01 00:24:33

Patrick A. Salvi of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C.

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2011-01-28 07:30:00

Researchers report that lack of sleep needs to be treated as a major health issue, suggesting that there is a link between insomnia and poor relationships, low energy levels and inability to concentrate.


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bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
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