Sleep Health


Why ‘Sleeping In’ on Weekends is Not...

It’s that time of year again. At 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 10, we’ll be “springing forward” and shifting our clocks ahead one hour and...

March 7, 2019 / 3 min read


Screen Time and Children: Major Study to...

How much “screen time” kids should be allowed on mobile devices like smartphones and tablets is still being debated and researched. This debate has culminated...

December 17, 2018 / 2 min read


If You Love Your Heart, Get Enough...

When most people think of risk factors for heart disease and poor cardiovascular health, sleep doesn’t enter the picture. But mounting evidence shows that disruptions...

March 28, 2018 / 3 min read


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

Nobel Prize winners Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young. (AFP photo/Chinese University of Hong Kong CUHK) To many, circadian rhythm has become...

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