Sleep Health


Top 4 Contributors to Sleep Deprivation

The top four contributors to sleep disturbances and sleep deprivation all center around poor sleep hygiene.

March 12, 2018 / 4 min read


Roundup: Go Red for Heart Disease Awareness;...

Many Americans are wearing red today in support of the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women movement, which is designed to spread awareness of...

February 2, 2018 / 4 min read


‘Circadian Rhythm’ Nobel Prize Spotlights Sleep Health

To many, circadian rhythm has become a concept synonymous with sleep patterns or sleep deprivation. Yet, prior to the 1980s and 1990s, few understood the...

October 5, 2017 / 2 min read


Diabetics With Sleep Apnea at Higher Risk...

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is known to be associated with many health problems, but most people do not realize that it can lead to some...

September 5, 2017 / 2 min read


Sleep Health 101: Getting Kids Ready for...

South Florida’s public schools reopen on Aug. 21, but sleep health experts say that parents need to start re-orienting their kids back into an early-to-bed...

August 7, 2017 / 1 min read


Sleep Disturbances May Increase Risk for Alzheimer’s

Research on the brains of patients with Alzheimer’s disease has uncovered toxic proteins that interrupt signals firing between neurons. Those signals play an important role...

July 31, 2017 / 3 min read


Roundup: 1 in 3 Adults Have ‘Warning...

A new survey finds that one in three American adults have had symptoms of a transient ischemic attack (TIA), which can be a warning sign...

June 9, 2017 / 4 min read


Springing Forward: Tips to Avoid Sleep Deprivation

Sleep deprivation is a threat to public health, according to studies funded by the National Institutes of Health. And there’s no greater reminder of this...

March 9, 2017 / 3 min read


Roundup: Rise of E-Cigarette Use Among Youth...

Actions should be taken by public officials and others to "protect the health of our nation’s young people," according to a report issued Thursday by...

December 9, 2016 / 4 min read