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Majority of Sleep-Deprived Astronauts Take Sleeping Pills

By Victoria Kim

Whether aboard the Space Shuttle or International Space Station, astronauts use a variety of pills to stave off sleep deprivation and boost performance. MORE  

Anti-Anxiety Drugs and Sleeping Pills Linked to Increased Risk of Death

By Victoria Kim

Researchers warned doctors to exercise more caution in prescribing drugs like Xanax and Ambien, the side effects of which they said are "significant and dangerous." MORE  

Ambien Zombies, Murder, and Other Disturbing Behavior

By Allison McCabe

The number one prescription sleep aid is becoming better known for triggering bizarre behavior than it is for treating insomnia. MORE  

Aussie Olympic Swim Team Accused of "Toxic" Behavior

By Ben Feuerherd

A report blames a sub-par performance on drug use, drunkenness, and social media hijinx. MORE  

Teenager Drugs Her Parents to Get Online

By Sarah Beller

Desperate to get around an Internet curfew, a 15-year-old spikes her parents' milkshakes with sleeping pills. MORE  

Sleeping Pills Pose Addiction Threat

By Valerie Tejeda

Researchers urge insomniacs to explore other ways of getting a better night. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 10, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Heroin addicts in Pakistan have no treatment options, synthetic drugs now show up on drug tests, and recovery pioneer Dr. James West dies at 98. MORE  

Derek Boogaard Was Prescribed Thousands of Pills

By Adam K. Raymond

The late NHL enforcer left behind a paper trail detailing the thousands of pills he was prescribed, his father reveals. MORE  

Sleeping Pills Associated With Cancer and Death

By Valerie Tejeda

There's a high correlation between sleeping pill use, cancer and death. But does that mean the pills are to blame? MORE  

Marc Jacobs (Soberly) Takes on Galliano's Troubed House

By Maer Roshan

Fashion's sober superstar is about to take the reins at the famed fashion house recently vacated by the disgraced John Galliano. MORE  

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