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June 9, 2014
How Much Does It Hurt?

Zohydro is the new FDA-approved painkiller that some doctors think the FDA had no business approving. And in ERs across America, they’re anxiously awaiting the fallout.

June 9, 2014
What 93 Hours Awake Does to Your Face

Nothing good—thanks largely to the stress hormone cortisol, which the body releases when it’s tired.

June 9, 2014
Welcome to New York Health

Twenty-three years ago, New York introduced what would become one of its most enduringly popular features: the peer­-selected “Best Doctors in New York” list.

June 9, 2014
With a Little Help From a Pill

There are many quick-fix sleep aids, but do they work? Joyce Walsleben, Ph.D., former director of the NYU Sleep Center, explains how to make the most of them.

June 9, 2014
In Conversation With a Lucid Dreamer

It’s a mental state in which you can control your dreams. So how does it work? Your guide (in waking life) is Cyrena Lee, 25, who began lucid-dreaming a year ago.

June 9, 2014
When Genius Slept

Brilliance, it seems, is the product of a well-rested mind, not artistic all-nighters.

June 9, 2014
Know Your Sleep Inhibitors

Including checking email before bed, being drunk, and more.

June 9, 2014
Who Decides?

Frequently asked questions about how the doctors are chosen.

June 9, 2014
The Everything Guide to Sleep

Why a proper night’s rest can do wonders.

June 9, 2014
Cutting-Edge Medicine

Long before Purell.

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