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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