Tag: sleep disorders

Sleep Health 101: Getting Kids Ready for...

South Florida’s public schools reopen on Aug. 21, but sleep health experts say that parents need to start re-orienting their...

August 7, 2017

Springing Forward: Tips to Avoid Sleep Deprivation

Sleep deprivation is a threat to public health, according to studies funded by the National Institutes of Health. And there’s...

March 9, 2017

Roundup: ‘Maintain, Don’t Gain’ Challenge Offered for...

'Tis the season many Americans gain weight - anywhere between 1 and 5 pounds on average - say experts.

November 11, 2016

Do You Have a Sleep Disorder? Find...

That extra hour of sleep this weekend won’t do you much good if you don’t get enough sleep on a...

November 7, 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

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

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

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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...

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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...

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‘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...