Jill U. Adams

For Jill U. Adams's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Should we put the sleep-aids debate to bed?

Dec 2, 2013

Should we put the sleep-aids debate to bed?

Every morning I am greeted by Facebook friends complaining of sleepless nights or awakenings. I know the feeling — as do many other people. In a 2005 survey of 1,506 Americans by the National Sleep Foundation, 54 percent reported at least one symptom of ...

Aug 31, 2013

Skipping a meal may help some lose weight

For years, we have been told that three square meals a day are essential to health. But popular dieting advice suggests that eating more often in small amounts may be a better approach. Some new diets advocate going the other way: consuming only one ...