We all need sleep, and most of us need better sleep as it impacts all areas of our lives, health, and overall well-being. This dictionary of sleep terms and topics is a quick and handy resource for anyone looking to get more and better sleep and function at a higher level in their waking lives.
Daniel A. Barone, MD, is currently the Associate Medical Director at Weill Cornell Medical College and is an Assistant Attending Neurologist at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. He primarily sees patients at the Weill Cornell Medical College Center for Sleep Medicine where he specializes in the evaluation and management of patients with all forms of sleep disorders, including sleep apnea, restless legs syndrome, insomnia and narcolepsy. He is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in both Neurology and Sleep Medicine, and is a member of the American Academy of Neurology and a fellow of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Dr. Barone is frequently featured in the media. He has appeared on CBS News, New York 1, and on Discovery Channel's popular Deadliest Catch: The Bait as an expert in sleep disorders. He has been quoted in articles in Reader's Digest, Prevention, New York Daily News, Allure, Healthline, and many other publications. Dr. Barone regularly gives talks to the community on sleep health and has been a contributor on a variety of sleep health-related websites. He is the co-author of Let's Talk about Sleep (Rowman & Littlefield). He lives in New York City. Since Lawrence A. Armour left Time Inc. in August, 2015, he has built a freelance writing and editing business focused on magazines, newspapers, corporations and individual authors. Armour spent 20 years at Fortune and various positions at Time Inc. Prior to that he worked in communications at IBM, American Express and Dow Jones. He began his career at Barron's, first as a reporter and then as an associate editor and columnist. Armour's first book, The Young Millionaires, was followed by Profits on Wall Street, How To Survive A Bear Market and Managing To Succeed. He lives and works in New York City.