Multivitamins may disrupt sleep – And is there such a thing as beauty rest?

Millions of Americans take multivitamins daily, looking to get all sorts of health benefits. But when it comes to a good nights sleep, can these pills do a disservice?

Read the New York Times story.

Speaking of sleep, the Washington Post explores new research that validates the idea that people who get a good nights sleep do look more attractive.

John Axelsson from the Karolinska Institute in Sweden and colleagues studied 23 subjects ages 18 to 31. They were photographed between 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. on two occasions once after getting a normal nights sleep of eight hours and once after being up for 31 hours after getting only about five hours sleep. Observers who didnt know the subjects thought the well-rested people were more attractive. Read more