February 10, 2020

Is a Good Night’s Sleep the Most Elusive Wellness Commodity?

Deranged. Dysfunctional. Unwell. The words tumble out of my mouth like some haiku for the miserable as I sit in the Connecticut office of Andrew Tucker, Ph.D., for the first time. A clinical psychologist specializing in sleep disorders, Tucker knows an insomniac when he sees one: I am ashen and shadowed, like a real-life manifestation of an Egon Schiele painting.

November 2, 2012

Adolescent Sleep Disorders Not To Be Ignored

O sleep, O gentle sleep, Nature’s soft nurse, how have I frighted thee, That thou no more wilt weigh my eyelids down And steep my sense in forgetfulness?â

April 28, 2007

Searching for some shut-eye

Brookfield bachelor Donald Gleason returned from a Hawaiian vacation three months ago and ever since has been unable to go to sleep. Respiratory therapist Frank Salvatore Jr. of Danbury is a sleep apnea sufferer who learned about his condition when he volunteered to be a test patient at the Danbury Hospital sleep center, where he is the manager. They are far from alone

March 06, 2006

Critics Worry About Sleeping Pills' 'Unknown Risk'

Junene Hrycko of Danbury, Conn., was tortured by sleepless nights. One morning after being up all night tossing and turning, she smashed her alarm clock with a hammer.