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: FDA Takes Action Against ‘Illegal...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it has sent warning letters to 14 U.S.-based companies that the agency says are “illegally selling more than 65...

Fuel Yourself With Plant Proteins

Many people assume that you can’t get enough protein on a plant-based diet. If done correctly, a plant-based diet can be a healthy approach to...

Your Body Shape and Your Health

All fat is not equal. When it comes to people who are overweight or obese, those with the most concentration of “belly fat” are at...

Dolphins Family Fit Fest:  Kids, Adults...

For the third consecutive year, the Baptist Health South Florida Training Facility in Davie hosted the Dolphins Family Fit Fest, presented by Baptist Health. More...

Green Tea vs. Cancer: ‘Integrative Medicine’...

Can a certain chemical in green tea help prevent cancer? An Atlanta-area 7th-grader, with help from his chemist father, recently won the Georgia Science and...

Diet Sodas Linked to Higher Risk...

Millions of Americans opt for diet sodas to avoid unnecessary weight gain or other health problems tied to sugar-heavy beverages. But those very popular diet...

Roundup: More People Are Being Screened...

Americans are increasingly following guidelines for colorectal cancer screenings, but that’s not the case for women who should get checked for breast and cervical cancers....

Thyroid Cancer on the Rise

The number of thyroid cancer cases diagnosed over the last 40 years has tripled and continues to increase 3 percent each year, making it one...

The Boutique at Miami Cancer Institute...

When Sandy Edie, age 65, was nearing completion of radiation and chemotherapy treatment for brain cancer, she started researching where to be fitted with a...

Virtual Zoo Field Trip at Miami...

For a child, battling cancer is hard work. Chemotherapy often takes a toll on them, with fatigue, nausea and hair loss among the side effects....