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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Coconut Oil is Popular But Unhealthy...

A clear majority of Americans consider coconut oil as healthy and so do a little more than one-third of nutritionists. But the American Heart Association...

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Inflammation is tied to a long list of serious chronic conditions such as arthritis, heart disease and stroke, and many cancers. Inflammation has become the...

Roundup: One-Third of World is Now...

About one-third of the world’s population, more than 2 billion people, are overweight or obese, according to a new study published in the New England...

Men, Don’t Put Off Your Checkups...

By a significant margin, women are more attentive to their health, including the scheduling of regular or annual checkups and screenings, according to surveys by...

‘Dry Drowning’ – Warning Signs That...

The “dry drowning” death of a 4-year-old boy from Houston has brought national attention to a rare condition that can occur hours or even days...

Regrowing the Liver Before Cancer Surgery:...

At age 26, Christina Neal was diagnosed with breast cancer. Two years later, she found out the cancer had spread to her liver. Initially one...

Summer Camp Safety Tips (Infographic)

Most schools are done for summer and parents are finalizing plans to send their kids to summer camp. There are more than 14,000 camps in...

Roundup: 1 in 3 Adults Have...

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...