Preventing SIDS
Infant Safe Sleep and SIDS

The Essential Guide to Safe Sleep for Your Baby

Most parents of newborns have experienced this basic, primal fear: You lay your baby down to sleep, yet you can’t help but continually check on him to make sure he’s still breathing. This worry is a normal one, and one that fades with time. That said, setting up a safe …

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Adolescent Health
Is Your Teen Sleep Deprived?

Is Your Teen Sleep Deprived?

Many teens tend to stay up late. They’re on social media, watching television or YouTube, studying, or just tossing and turning for hours unable to fall asleep. Sleep can also be disrupted during stressful times during adolescence like exams or relationship problems. More than two-thirds of high school students in …

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Understanding Sleep Issues
The Truth About Sleeping Pills

Relying on Sleeping Pills? What You Need to Know

According to the American Sleep Association, up to 70 million American adults suffer from some sort of sleep disorder. And more than one-third of Americans don’t get enough sleep on a regular basis, whether they have a diagnosed sleep disorder or not. This is a big problem. In the short …

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Living a Healthy Lifestyle
How to Do a Weekend Reboot

How to Use the Weekend to Reboot Your Wellness

We live in a go-go-go culture that demands we be “on” around the clock – especially during the jam-packed workweek. So it’s no wonder many Americans view weekends as an opportunity to recharge their batteries. The rub: Between work and family demands, most people don’t have the ability (or desire) …

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Understanding Your Body
Is a deviated septum causing your snoring or breathing issues?

Is a Deviated Septum Causing Your Snoring or Breathing Issues?

There are many issues that can cause difficulty breathing through the nose. Do you have a bad cold? Are you suffering from allergies? Or could it be that your nose is crooked? The nasal septum is a bone and cartilage structure inside the nose that separates the nostrils. When it …

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Better Sleep
Can 30 More Minutes of Sleep a Day Overcome a Sleep Deficit?

Can 30 More Minutes of Sleep a Day Make a Difference?

With today’s around-the-clock demands, the vast majority of Americans are operating with a sleep deficit. That’s a problem because the human body requires sufficient rest to function at its best. The good news: According to a recent study, you may not have to get the recommended seven to nine hours …

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Getting A Good Night's Sleep

Is Your Child Having Nightmares or Night Terrors?

If your child’s nightmares or night terrors are interrupting peaceful nights in your household, you’re not alone. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, one in 10 parents discusses sleep-related concerns with a doctor during their child’s early years. These sleep disturbances can be troubling and scary for everyone, but …

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Weight Loss Tips

Could Sleep Habits Hinder Your Weight Loss Goals?

While it can be difficult to make time in your busy schedule to get the recommended seven to nine hours of sleep each night, it is important to do so. Not only is sleep essential for your body to function, but too little sleep can affect your health, and even increase …

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Healthy Sleep Habits
Tired man experiencing social jet lag

Do You Have Social Jet Lag? 6 Tips for Better Sleep

With 24/7 work schedules and jam-packed weekend activities, it’s not surprising that nearly two-thirds of Americans report their sleep needs aren’t being met during a typical week. And while you may try to make up for that sleep deficit on the weekend, experts say that isn’t necessarily a sound strategy. …

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Coping with Cancer
cancer treatment and sleep issues

How to Overcome Sleep Issues During Cancer Treatment

It’s no surprise that cancer – and cancer treatment – contribute to a host of side effects ranging from hair loss to nausea. Cancer is a tough disease that transforms bodies and can leave even the strongest of patients feeling weak and defeated. Unfortunately, cancer is also the culprit of …

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