Tag: sleep deprivation

Shifting Sleep Times Impact Insulin, May Lead...

If you’re like most this week, you’re likely feeling the effects of Daylight Saving Time, which started yesterday. Awakening in...

March 14, 2016

Your Health & Daylight Saving Time: 6...

It’s time to spring ahead with Daylight Saving Time, which begins Sunday. But health and sleep experts are voicing concerns...

March 11, 2016

Watch Now: Late Bedtimes Linked to Weight...

If you’re hoping to avoid weight gain, here’s one fattening recipe to skip: a late bedtime. Teen and adults with...

October 13, 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

Fall Back to Better Sleep

if you’re struggling to get a good night’s sleep despite the recent time change, listen up. “Any change in time...

November 4, 2014

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

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Roundup: Those ‘Fat But Fit’ Have...

Being “fat but fit” is likely just a myth, a new study has found, stressing that these adults carry an increased risk of heart attack...

Stroke Risk has Declined for Men,...

While the incidence of stroke in men has been decreasing in recent years, the same is not true for women. New research finds the rate...

Solar Eclipse: Protecting Your Eyes From...

Never look at the sun directly, your mom may have told you more than once. And she was right. This is also true during the...

How Exercise Can Beat Cancer-Related Fatigue

The benefits of regular exercise to reach or maintain a healthy weight or combat chronic disease are well established. Now, you can add cancer-related fatigue...

‘Everyone Has Influence’ at Global Leadership...

The 2017 Global Leadership Summit is a wrap. This year’s attendees are returning to work with what many are calling inspirational and actionable leadership tools....

Orchids Planted at West Kendall Baptist...

Once thriving, tropical native plants in South Florida, orchids have been decimated through exploitation and reduced habitat over the last century. With the help of...

Roundup: Colorectal Cancer Deaths Rise in...

Death rates from colorectal cancer in the U.S. have increased in adults under 55 in the last 10 years, according to a new report. The...

Wounded War Veteran Receives Leg-Saving Surgery...

For nearly 10 years, Anthony Ameen has been on a journey of healing. But it wasn’t until a not-for-profit foundation that serves military and first responders...

Backpack Safety Tips: Lightening the Load...

Tips for keeping your child safe from backpack-related injury are outlined in the infographic below.