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The Broken Art of Company Blogging (and the Ignored Metric that Could Save Us All) Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome - By Dr. William Dement. Updated February 26, 1999 Please see our updated article about delayed sleep phase syndrome on the new Stanford Sleep and Dreams website.

Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome - By Dr. William Dement

What is Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome (DSPS)? It is a disorder in which the major sleep episode is delayed by 2 or more hours of the desired bedtime. This causes difficulty awakening at the desired time. What are the symptoms? Complaint of insomnia or excessive sleepiness inability to fall asleep at the desired time inability to wake up at the desired time Depression may be present This sleep pattern has been present for 3 months Associated features: The DSPS patients are usuall perplexed that they cannot find a way to fall asleep more quickly.

They often describe sleeping pills in normal doses as having little or no effect in helping them fall asleep. DSPS patients typically are "owls" or "night people" and say they feel and function best and are more alert during the late evening and night hours. 100 Very Cool Facts About The Human Body. The Brain The human brain is the most complex and least understood part of the human anatomy.

100 Very Cool Facts About The Human Body

There may be a lot we don’t know, but here are a few interesting facts that we’ve got covered. Nerve impulses to and from the brain travel as fast as 170 miles per hour. Ever wonder how you can react so fast to things around you or why that stubbed toe hurts right away? It’s due to the super-speedy movement of nerve impulses from your brain to the rest of your body and vice versa, bringing reactions at the speed of a high powered luxury sports car.The brain operates on the same amount of power as 10-watt light bulb. Hair and Nails While they’re not a living part of your body, most people spend a good amount of time caring for their hair and nails. Facial hair grows faster than any other hair on the body. BPA in food packaging contributes to childhood obesity. New research has linked bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical commonly found in the lining of metal cans, food packaging, polycarbonate drink bottles, and other consumer products, to obesity in children and adolescents.

BPA in food packaging contributes to childhood obesity

Investigators analyzed a subsample of 2,838 children aged 6 through 19 years in the 2003-2008 National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys for urinary BPA concentrations and body mass, adjusting for sex, age, race, ethnicity, caloric intake, serum cotinine and urinary creatinine levels, television viewing, income-to-poverty ratio, and parental education.

Thirty-four percent of the children were overweight, and 18% were obese. Median urinary BPA concentration was 2.8 ng/mL. Data showed that study participants who had high levels of urinary BPA were at 2.6 times higher risk for obesity than children and adolescents who had low levels of urinary BPA. Earthship Biotecture Green Buildings. Woman brings her pet reptile back to life after administering CPR for 30 minutes. A woman miraculously brought her pet lizard back to life in Oregon by administering CPR on the reptile for a good 30 minutes.1 Sherrie Dolezal, 62, returned to her home in Salem on Tuesday to find her beloved pet Del Sol, a bearded dragon, floating face up and unconscious in his pool.

Woman brings her pet reptile back to life after administering CPR for 30 minutes

She immediately began chest compressions and forced air into his mouth until the little creature opened his eyes and started moving again. What You Need to Know About CPR. Every year, 400,000 people suffer a cardiac arrest outside the hospital.1 “Eighty percent of cardiac arrests happen in the home, which means the life you save is likely a family friend or loved one,” said Franklin Fry, the Syracuse American Heart Association executive director.

What You Need to Know About CPR

That’s why health experts are urging everyone to learn CPR. ICANN publishes updated new TLD Auction schedule. Delays now require all-party consent, so contention set resolution should accelerate.

ICANN publishes updated new TLD Auction schedule

ICANN has published an updated “auction of last resort” schedule for new top level domain names. Cleveland Cavaliers: Top 5 Things to Watch in LeBron James Return vs New York Knicks. The day Cleveland Cavaliers fans have been waiting for is finally here, as the NBA finally released the 2014-2015 schedule.

Cleveland Cavaliers: Top 5 Things to Watch in LeBron James Return vs New York Knicks

At the top of the list is the opener to the season, as all of Cleveland will pack Quicken Loans Arena on Thursday October 30th to welcome home LeBron James against the New York Knicks. The return of LeBron James to Cleveland is officially slated for October 30th. Love in Cleveland? Teams Reportedly Agree to Deal. Gizmodo: Watch how open-source ... Man Learns CPR, Rescues Drowning Woman and 2 Kids 1 Week Later. A man pulled a drowning mother and her two children out of a motel pool in Hollywood Monday and performed CPR he learned a week earlier until first responders arrived, according to authorities.

Man Learns CPR, Rescues Drowning Woman and 2 Kids 1 Week Later

The victims, including an 11-year-old boy and 12-year-old girl, remained hospitalized Tuesday morning in “grave condition.” The children were playing with two other children when they wandered into the deep end of the 7-feet-5-inch-deep pool, Los Angeles Fire Department Spokesman Peter Sanders said.