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Style & Beauty
Neutrogena's recent recall of its light therapy mask is scary, but there are things you can do to ensure your safety.
Wellness
When I recommend light therapy to people suffering from the winter blues, I often hear people say, "I've tried it but it doesn't work." When I ask more detailed questions about how they are using the light box, I've found these common mistakes that make Bright Light Therapy less effective.
Videos
10 Million Americans Suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder. These 6 tips can help you beat the winter blues this holiday season
Science
New research suggests a surprising long-term treatment for seasonal affective disorder.
Wellness
Simply put, your circadian rhythm is your body's internal clock. Operating on a roughly 24-hour cycle, it governs our sleep-wake cycle and plays a large part in everything from hormone release to body temperature.
Wellness
Either you're afraid of side effects, or you just don't like that next-day foggy feeling that comes with some sleep aids. Here are eight alternative, natural remedies that might help.
Wellness
Stop being a passive victim of your workspace! Here are some simple tips for making your desk a sanctuary of calm, productivity and happiness.
Wellness
The news that sleep may have played a role in New York's Metro-North train derailment is a terrible reminder that sleep isn't just a personal health issue -- it is also a matter of public safety, when it comes to the rest of people who we entrust with others' lives.
Wellness
It appears we will have to wait until May 3 to see how Iron Man conquers his insomnia -- which I'm guessing will have something to do with Tony simplifying his life. Fortunately, you don't have to wait that long to address your sleeping hindrances.
Science
I'd moved into a place near the beach in the hope of enjoying some world-famous California weather -- but every day, until the sun burned away the fog around lunchtime, the only weather I saw was the thick mist that blanketed my porch.
Wellness
What is Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and how do you know if you have it? In the video above, Howdini's Denise Richardson
OWN
By Jena Pincott Do you suffer from the winter blues -- or something deeper -- this time of year? Here are nine ways to get
Wellness
People with delayed sleep phase feel sleepy much later in the night and need to sleep in to get sufficient sleep. As a result, they often suffer the effects of chronic lack of sleep, since most people have commitmernts to fulfill -- such as being in school or at work -- in the morning.
Healthy Living
The shorter days of winter, coupled with holiday stress, can make people more vulnerable to a range of depression, from mild to severe. And as many of you know all too well, being a caregiver tends to put a person at a higher risk for these conditions.
Style & Beauty
Finally, a waterproof liquid eyeliner that's actually waterproof. Smudge-proof, swim-proof, even tear-proof! And it comes in 15 shades. I'm so happy I could cry.
Politics
As a mental health journalist and someone who suffers with bipolar disorder, if there's one thing I know, it's how to solve a "mental" crisis.