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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Can even moderate drinking — one or two beverages a day containing alcohol — be detrimental to your health? Yes, says a new report that...

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A new protocol for treating patients with the most common type of stroke – the type triggered by a blood clot that reduces or stops...

Roundup: Salmonella in Eggs, ‘Bad’ Calories...

Investigation of Salmonella Infections Linked to Eggs Continues The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) cautions consumers to check egg cartons for numbers...

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When people hear the phrase “You Are What You Eat,” the first association is likely with good physical health. But did you know the foods...

Here’s Why Exercise — Without Dieting...

The benefits of regular exercise are many: a healthier heart, improved metabolism and weight management, along with stronger bones and muscles. Not to mention exercise...

End-of-Life Care: Talking About Death and...

The use of ‘comfort care’ in news announcements about Barbara Bush’s declining health before her recent death highlighted the choices faced by those chronically ill...

‘Alarming’ Brain Study Questions Safety of...

A new study has found that kids who play tackle football at or before the age of 12 could be more susceptible to long-term cognitive...

#BaptistHealthy: Strawberry Balsamic Vinaigrette (Video)

Strawberries are a tasty addition to salad and using them to make homemade salad dressing is easy. Many store-bought dressings are loaded with sugar and...

Roundup: E. Coli-Romaine Update, Sugary Sports...

Florida is Now Among 29 States Affected by E. Coli-Tainted Romaine Outbreak The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has added Florida to...

Opening Minds About Mental Health Stigma

With common concerns about health, safety and finances colliding with 24/7 news headlines that highlight the latest political or societal upheaval, it’s no surprise that...