Tag: sleep disorders

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

Social Jet Lag & Sleep: Is Your...

Staying out until the wee hours and then sleeping in on the weekends can cause “social jet lag.” This sleep...

December 9, 2014

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3-D Technology: Boosting Patient Understanding

Barry Katzen, M.D., founder and chief medical executive of Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute, believes all patients should have a full understanding about their condition...

Robotic Hernia Repair on the Rise

While documented incidence of abdominal hernias varies greatly, researchers and surgeons generally agree that hernia repair is the most common procedure surgeons perform. Now, research...

Roundup: Yoga Can Help Alleviate Back...

Research supports the many health benefits of yoga, including increasing strength and flexibility, improving lung function and lowering blood pressure. Now, add back pain to the list. Simple...

Restoring Self-Esteem Through ‘Day of Smiles’...

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When Jody Nobles’ four-week old daughter, Lilly, had a high fever, little did she know what caused her daughter to be so sick.  After failed...

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...

Inflammation Fighting Foods

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...