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Sleeping California teen killed when car plows into apartment

(Reuters) - A 16-year-old girl asleep in her bed was killed early Sunday when a suspected drunk driver careened into an apartment building in southern California, law enforcement officials said. The crash occurred at 3:15 a.m. local time in Palmd...  More »

TV again tied to poor sleep among kids

By Andrew M. Seaman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In another blow to kids' pleas to watch more television before bed, a new study suggests increased TV time is linked to less sleep. What's more, black, Latino and other minority children sl...  More »

TV time linked to less sleep for kids

By Ronnie Cohen NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The more television children watch, the less total sleep they're getting, according to a small Spanish study. Researchers found that a nine-year-old who watched five hours of television a day, for ...  More »

Study ties troubled sleep to lower brain volume

By Ronnie Cohen NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who have trouble sleeping tend to have less volume in certain regions of the brain than those without sleep problems, a new study of Persian Gulf War veterans suggests. "People discount the...  More »

New York jury finds Kerry Kennedy not guilty of impaired driving

By Victoria Cavaliere WHITE PLAINS, New York (Reuters) - It took a jury less than hour to find the daughter of slain U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy not criminally liable for sideswiping a tractor-trailer while driving on a suburban New York highw...  More »

'Sleep driving' possible in case of RFK daughter's accident: expert

By Victoria Cavaliere WHITE PLAINS, New York (Reuters) - A drug expert testified Thursday that Kerry Kennedy, daughter of assassinated Senator Robert F. Kennedy, might have had an episode of "sleep driving" when she sideswiped a truck o...  More »

Jury selection begins in NY trial of Kerry Kennedy on driving charge

Jury selection began on Thursday in the trial of Kerry Kennedy, daughter of assassinated Senator Robert F. Kennedy and the ex-wife of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, who was charged in 2012 after swerving her car into a tractor trailer and driving...  More »

Poor sleep linked to widespread pain

By Shereen Jegtvig NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Regularly feeling tired and worn out after a night's sleep was the strongest predictor of also developing widespread pain in a new study of UK adults over the age of 50. "In older adults wi...  More »

Louisiana delays execution after challenge to lethal drug combo

(Reuters) - Louisiana was ordered on Monday to delay for 90 days the execution of a convicted killer that had been planned with a mix of the same two drugs that left a condemned Ohio inmate gasping and convulsing as he was put to death. Christoph...  More »

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