Tag: sleep disorders

FDA Approves New Technology for Sleep Apnea

Do you suffer from obstructive sleep apnea, but are unable to use the CPAP mask that helps keep airways open...

July 18, 2014

Lessons From Napping Fan Flap: Are We...

It was the nap shared around the world. That’s what happened when television cameras caught a Yankees fan sleeping during...

July 8, 2014

Safe Travel: Driving While Alert

Safety tips about toys, candles, electric lights and drunk-driving are important messages during the holiday season. But warnings about the...

December 20, 2013

Back to School; Back to Bed

It’s a recurring argument this time of year in homes with school-age children:  You tell junior to wrap up his...

August 9, 2013

13 Ways to Avoid Jet Lag

Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, jet lag can highjack travel plans and hold you hostage with an assortment...

July 26, 2013

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Take Your Medicine

It seems obvious: the medicine your doctor prescribes can’t help you if you don’t take it, or if you don’t take it the way you’re...

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Many women understand that if they have breast cancer, they may be at higher risk for ovarian cancer ― and vice versa. But did you...

Woman with Chronic Debilitating Back Pain...

If you’re one of the 16 million Americans who suffers from chronic back pain, you know how it can affect every waking – and sleeping...