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Peter Trueman is sleeping better

In his column Brain Waves in Kingston’s Vista magazine, Peter Trueman describes how he’s sleeping better. He’s using Sink into Sleep!  Nice synopsis of the techniques and his experience. Here’s his story. Peter Trueman in Vista re Sink into Sleep…

Drowsy driving = crash hazard

We all have found ourselves at one time or another fighting off sleepiness as we drive.  After doing some research in this area with Dr. Alistair MacLean, I understand now that sleepiness behind the wheel is a crash hazard.  The…

Wow – I won an award!

In Toronto this week, I was amazed and deeply touched to receive an award for my work on insomnia treatment in primary care.  Here’s the announcement:  http://www.afhto.ca/wp-content/uploads/BL-2014-Theme-7-Dr.-Judith-Davidson-Kingston-FHT.pdf

Teens – Why are they night owls?

Today (August 26, 2014) in the Globe and Mail, my article about teens and sleep.  With fall approaching, now’s the time to make sleep times more consistent — especially wake-up time.  This will make it easier to get to school…

Sleep meetings coming up!

I’m excited to be going to Minneapolis next week for a huge sleep meeting: Association of Professional Sleep Societies. While there, I’ll be seeing friends from Canada at the Canadian Sleep Society annual general meeting!

The beauty and the grouchiness of the spring time change

A possible effect of springing the clocks forward: grouchiness.  However, this time change also puts us in touch with our amazing circadian clock. We can all be glad that this internal clock allows us to be well adapted to our…

Love and Sleep

Just in time for Valentine’s Day: a little something about what happens to our sleep when we’re madly in love!   This is my first piece for the Globe and Mail as a contributor to their Health Advisor series.  I’m thrilled! …

Cookies and books

What a great afternoon at Ben McNally Books on Saturday!  If you weren’t there, you missed delicious home-made cookies (by my cousin Katherine and myself) and tea in a beautiful bookstore.  I really enjoyed chatting with those of you who…