"There are Better Things to Use": Why Sleeping Pills Shouldn't Be the First Defense Against Insomnia
A conversation about sleeping pills and dependency with Dr. Marc Leavey, of Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore.
12 Miracle Hangover Cures, Tested & Debunked
There are dozens of hangover cures on the market. Can any of them finally defeat the dreaded day-after drudgery? We evaluate a dozen.
How We Used to Deal With Insomnia, Then vs. Now
For one, we're not treating it with opium anymore.
Can Ambien Help Unconscious People Wake Up?
Possibly. The strong sedative stimulates brain activity in coma patients.
Is It Bedtime for Benzos?
Benzodiazepines were supposed to replace barbiturates as a safe, effective treatment for anxiety. More than 50 years after first appearing in America's medicine cabinets, these highly-addictive psychotropic drugs are on track to becoming the world's favorite sleeping pill. Shouldn't we be worried?