Tag: sleep disorders

Don’t Forget to ‘Fall Back’ and Stay...

“Daylight saving time” officially ends Sunday at 2 a.m. That’s when you “fall back” by turning your clocks back one...

November 3, 2022

Roundup: Health Risks of Napping Regularly; Mental...

Napping Regularly May Increase Your Risk of High Blood Pressure and Stroke, Researchers Find Adults who frequently take naps have...

July 29, 2022

Life’s Essential 8: Here’s Why Proper Sleep...

Proper sleep duration of 7 to 9 hours a night for adults, and more for children, is now considered an...

July 12, 2022

Roundup: Melatonin Poisonings in Kids 5 or...

CDC: Reports of Melatonin Poisoning in Young Children Have Soared Over the past decade, poison control centers across the U.S....

June 10, 2022

‘Fall Back’ to Better Sleep Health Every...

The effect of ending “daylight saving time” really hits home as darkness comes earlier, restricting outdoor activities. And in the...

November 7, 2021

How Sleep Deprivation Affects Your Health

When you visit your doctor, chances are that lifestyle factors like diet and exercise are part of the conversation. Increasingly,...

October 19, 2021

Solutions for ‘CPAP Dropouts’ With Obstructive Sleep...

Are you a CPAP dropout? If your CPAP machine is unused, gathering dust in a corner, it’s time you reacquaint...

October 5, 2021

How an Earlier Bedtime Can Boost Your...

Does being a night owl have health consequences, regardless of how many hours of sleep you get? It certainly appears...

June 8, 2021

Can Staying Up Too Late Hurt Your...

Just because you are able to get by with limited sleep, it doesn’t mean you should. Skimping on sleep in...

May 24, 2021

Springing Forward: This Year, Getting Enough Sleep...

“Daylight saving time” (DST) returns officially on Sunday at 2 a.m. It’s the first “Spring forward” time change — meaning...

March 12, 2021

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American Heart Association’s Essential 8 Steps...

One in three Americans are literally losing years off their lives every night by not getting enough sleep. Are you one of them? For years, the American...

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This week marks Antibiotics Awareness Week, an annual observance instituted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) to raise awareness of the...

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According to public health experts, three respiratory viruses – COVID, flu and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) — are all expected to surge this fall and...

Roundup: Death Rate from Heart Disease...

COVID Pandemic Reversed Decade of Progress in Lowering Heart-Disease Death Rate in U.S., Says CDC Preliminary Data Before 2020, death rates from heart disease had...

Update on Acne

Acne, also commonly known as pimples or zits, takes many forms and usually plagues teens and young adults — but can also affect people of...

Smokeout 2022: Concerning Trends Spur Vital...

About 34 million American adults still smoke cigarettes – while at least 2.5 million teenagers and an estimated 6 million young adults use smokeless tobacco...

Triumphing Over Diabetes: With Awareness and...

Leo Haviv was preparing for heart surgery when he learned he has type 2 diabetes. He recalls arguing with the medical staff — he never...