S.A.D. Light Therapy Clock Makes You Less Sad

Philips has introduced goLITE BLU, a new clock that offers light therapy to people suffering from seasonal affective disorder (SAD), or what is commonly known as the winter blues. It sits by your bedsides and emits a blue light designed to lift your mood and soothe you. For $279, it doesn’t come cheap and only offers… » 11/05/08 9:10pm 11/05/08 9:10pm

Shiny Shiny Reviews Seasonal Affective Disorder Lights (Verdict: A Bright Idea)

Seasonal Affective Disorder, or winter depression, or "where the hell is the Sun," can be treated by gadgets that mimic the sunlight you're otherwise not getting. The special name for these gadgets is "lamps," or "lights" if you're going strictly scientific. The crazy dames over at Shiny Shiny reviewed two of them… » 1/29/08 4:00pm 1/29/08 4:00pm

Litebook for SAD: Chase Those Winter Blues Away

With those long days of summer slowly turning into the short days of winter, it's just about time for some poor souls to develop seasonal affective disorder, the winter blues that have been appropriately dubbed the acronym SAD. Exposure to certain types of bright lights can fool that circadian rhythm mechanism and… » 9/05/06 3:59pm 9/05/06 3:59pm