Tag: sleep centers

News Roundup: No Alcohol Whatsoever for Pregnant...

There is no known absolutely safe type of alcohol consumption during pregnancy, the report states.

October 23, 2015

Getting Kids’ Sleep Back on Track for...

Relaxed bedtime routines and inconsistent sleep schedules during the summer can make it difficult to get children back on track...

August 17, 2015

Watch Now: Device Offers Hope for Patients...

(VIDEO: Lance Van Schaik, who suffers from severe sleep apnea, explains what a new surgically implanted device has done to...

August 11, 2015

Here’s How Much Sleep Experts Say You...

For the most part, adults -- anyone over the age of 18 -- still require about 7 to 9 hours...

April 9, 2015

Spring Forward to Better Sleep

If this past weekend's spring-forward time change has you feeling a little off, you're not alone. The average American worker...

March 10, 2015

Watch Now: Sleep Apnea and High Blood...

Do you have high blood pressure and sleepless nights? Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) might be a factor in your high...

January 27, 2015

Watch Now: Sleep-Starved and Overeating?

Are you starved for sleep, but gaining weight? There could be a connection between your sleepless nights and expanding waistline,...

October 16, 2014

Senior Years, Sleepless Nights?

People often say “I slept like a baby” to describe a good night’s sleep. That’s because newborns sleep 16 to...

October 2, 2014

FDA Approves New Technology for Sleep Apnea

Do you suffer from obstructive sleep apnea, but are unable to use the CPAP mask that helps keep airways open...

July 18, 2014

Lessons From Napping Fan Flap: Are We...

It was the nap shared around the world. That’s what happened when television cameras caught a Yankees fan sleeping during...

July 8, 2014

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Brain-Implanted Device Helps Ease Seizures (Video)

A small device manufactured in Silicon Valley, referred to as the RNS System, can monitor and respond to brain activity, somewhat like a pacemaker responds...

Roundup: 1 in 9 U.S. Men...

About 11 million American men are infected with oral human papillomavirus (HPV), which can lead to cancers of the head, neck and throat, a new...

Walking Past Peripheral Artery Disease –...

Miami resident Michael Greenman talks about being treated for peripheral artery disease, or PAD, at Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute.

Breast Reconstructive Surgery: Questions Answered (Video)

Women confronted with the option of having breast reconstructive surgery face a difficult decision that raises many questions about the procedure itself and the potential...

Does Apple Cider Vinegar Truly Have...

If you haven’t heard or read on social media or in health-related articles about the benefits of apple cider vinegar, you might be accused of...

Tiny Heart Pump, Specialized Care Saved...

Miguel Machin, 48, says he owes his life to a collaborative effort by specialized physicians and nurses at Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute at Baptist...

Roundup: Being Overweight or Obese Linked...

Extremely obese people who undergo surgery to shed excess weight lower their risk of developing cancer, according to a new report. The new findings on...

Can Skipping Breakfast Damage Your Heart?...

You’ve probably heard this piece of nutritional wisdom many times: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. A new study seems to wholeheartedly...

Screening Mammograms Key to Early Detection...

While breast cancer screening recommendations are directed to women age 40 and older, it is also important for younger women to be aware of their...

Get Control of AFib (Video)

Many people affected by atrial fibrillation (AFib) do not realize they have it and those who have it may not realize the seriousness of the...