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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Miami Marathon Profiles 2018 (Part 2):...

Participants training for the Fitbit Miami Marathon and Half Marathon on January 28 share their motivations for running. Here is the second installment of our...

Roundup: Hip Fractures in Older Women...

Hip fractures are common among the elderly, and the number of older women who are experiencing this serious injury is increasing. Hip fractures among U.S....

Miami Marathon Profiles 2018: Why They...

Runners training for the Fitbit Miami Marathon and Half Marathon on January 28 share their motivations for running. Here are some of their stories in...

Answers to Top 5 Most Googled...

Nearly everyone has Googled questions related to health issues at one point, or at least semi-regularly. Meanwhile, the Internet search giant keeps tabs on the...

Relieving Sciatica’s Radiating Pain

Sciatica is a term you may have heard associated with leg pain emanating from the back. It’s also a reason why more office workers temporarily...

Intermittent Fasting: Is It a Healthy...

Diet plans that incorporate intermittent fasting are popular, but are they healthy? The verdict is mostly still out on the long-term effectiveness of adding periods...

Flu Cases Rising at Emergency Rooms,...

An active flu season is driving more patients to local emergency rooms and primary care offices for treatment, as Florida is one of 49 states...

(Roundup) FDA Warns Against Giving Kids...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says it is requiring safety-labeling changes to keep children and adolescents from being prescribed cough and cold medicines that...

Too Many Babies Still Placed in...

There are still too many preventable, sleep-related deaths among U.S. babies, according to a new report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

Is Dr. Google Making You Anxious?...

About 1 percent of all searches on Google — representing tens of millions of inquiries a day — are symptom-related. But even the search giant...