Although most women know they should call 911 if they think they’re having a stroke, many of them do not know the symptoms they might be experiencing. In a phone survey of more than 1,200 women, less than 25 percent knew that sudden severe headaches, unexplained dizziness and sudden vision loss are all signs of […]
For the millions nationwide who struggle to get a good night’s sleep, the answer might be to start exercising. A new poll from the National Sleep Foundation found that not only does working out help you sleep better, exercising regularly may also significantly reduce the risk of sleep apnea. “This poll is the first to show […]
From diabetes and heart disease to obesity and depression, not getting enough sleep at night has been associated with several chronic diseases and conditions. Now, another health problem may come with insufficient sleep: decreased bone mineral density. Researchers from the Medical College of Wisconsin found that sleep-deprived rats had abnormalities in bone and bone marrow. […]
Food and Drug Administration officials are reminding the public to be aware that all infants may face a higher risk of developing a life-threatening condition if fed SimplyThick – a product that is supposed to help babies swallow their food and keep it down. More than 20 infants have developed necrotizing enterocolitis after being fed […]
Feeling a little down? Drink a glass of water. Researchers have found that mild dehydration can affect the moods of young, healthy women. Some of their symptoms also included having trouble focusing, completing tasks and experiencing headaches. The study was published in the Journal of Nutrition.
While the majority of Americans agree that driving when you’re extremely drowsy is unacceptable, nearly one-third admit this has happened to them in the past 30 days. The statistics come from the AAA Foundation, which has joined the National Sleep Foundation to promote better sleep and safe driving practices. This week, November 6 through 12 […]