Canadian Govt Spent C$110,000 to avoid C$6,000 Health Cost

September 30, 2017 Ashifa Kassam of Gulf Times

Dental Insurance, Dentist, Children, Invest In Your Child

Days after Justin Trudeau told the United Nations that his government was working hard to improve the quality of life for indigenous peoples in Canada, it has emerged that his government spent more than C$110,000 in legal fees to avoid ...

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These parents will do anything to get their kids to a dentist

Dentist, Pediatric Dental, Children, Invest In Your Child

Gone are the days when lollipops and stickers could appease a pint-size patient at the dentist’s office....

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Is your sleep routine making you fat?

Adult Sleep Issues, Sleep

It’s estimated that 65% percent of Americans are overweight.  We can attribute that to multiple factors including poor diet, lack of physical exercise, sedentary jobs, etc.  ...

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Sleep. Not getting enough? Here’s how to make your baby sleep longer

September 28, 2017 The Early Hour

Sleep

If you’re up at the early hour with your small you certainly aren’t the only one hoping for a more civilised time to start your day. We all need sleep and yet…...

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Legislature muffs a chance to improve the lives of our children

September 28, 2017 Dan Walters of the Fresno Bee

Children, Invest In Your Child, Pediatric Sleep Issues

California legislators had a rare opportunity this year to make a significant improvement in the lives of millions of children at little or no cost – and they muffed it....

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Better Sleep for Your Child

Children, Pediatric Sleep Issues, Sleep, ADHD

Most parents are aware of the importance of a nutritious diet and regular physical exercise for their children’s health, but surprisingly, another vital aspect of our physical and mental well-being is often overlooked: SLEEP....

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Changes in Metabolic Biomarkers in Children With Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Pediatric Sleep Issues, Sleep Apnea, Sleep, Sleep Disordered Breathing

Effective treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may have a positive impact on lipid profiles and insulin resistance in children with obesity, according to a study published in Sleep Medicine....

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Is This Surprising Habit Making You Tired ALL The Time?

ADHD, Sleep, Sleep Apnea, Adult Sleep Issues, Sleep Disordered Breathing, Dental

Teeth grinding is incredibly common in my dental practice, and research suggests that up to one in three people may suffer from night bruxism (teeth grinding). When I started practicing dentistry, I was astounded by how often I was ...

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Why Sleep Matters to the World's Bottom Line

September 27, 2017 Marco Hafner of Rand

Sleep, Adult Sleep Issues

There have been countless stories about businessmen, chief executives and heads of state who claim they get by on little to no sleep. However, while there indeed may be a very small number of these statistical outliers, for the rest of ...

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4 ways to help your child get enough sleep

Children, Pediatric Sleep Issues, Sleep

Children need sleep, plain and simple. We all do. Without enough sleep, we get cranky and, with time, unhealthy. But for children, it’s especially important because the effects of sleep deprivation can lead to lifelong problems....

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New Tool Calculates Cost Of Sleep Disorders

Sleep Apnea, Adult Sleep Issues, Sleep, Sleep Disordered Breathing

A new research tool calculates the cost of fatigue for workers. According to the National Safety Council or NSC, untreated sleep disorders play into millions in lost productivity and health care costs....

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Too little sleep tied to weight gain in kids

September 26, 2017 Lisa Rapaport of Reuters

Children, Pediatric Sleep Issues

Children who don’t get enough sleep may be more likely to become overweight or obese than kids who typically get enough rest, a Danish study suggests....

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Sleep-Disordered Breathing Predicts Risk for Cognitive Impairment in Elderly

Adult Sleep Issues, Sleep, Sleep Disordered Breathing

Older adults with sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) have a 26% greater risk for the development of cognitive impairment and a small risk for deterioration of executive function compared with adults without SDB, according to results of a ...

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Is ADHD a sleep disorder?

ADHD, Pediatric Sleep Issues, Sleep, Children

The theory that ADHD symptoms are caused by sleep deprivation, or even that the condition itself is a sleep disorder, is gaining momentum among researchers....

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Here’s What Having Braces As A 23-Year-Old Feels Like

September 25, 2017 Nyma Singh Merchant of iDiva

Central Dentist, Dentist, Braces, Cosmetic Dentistry

Around three months ago, I took the decision to get my slightly aadha-tedha teeth fixed by getting braces. My situation was not as bad as most people, who have severely displaced teeth and need braces on both, top and bottom sets of ...

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The shorter your sleep, the shorter your life: the new sleep science

September 24, 2017 Rachel Cooke of The Guardian

Adult Sleep Issues, Sleep

Matthew Walker has learned to dread the question “What do you do?” At parties, it signals the end of his evening; thereafter, his new acquaintance will inevitably cling to him like ivy. On an aeroplane, it usually means that while ...

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How to tell if you've had a good night's sleep

Adult Sleep Issues, Sleep

With 35 percent of adults sleeping for under 7 hours each night, according to the American Sleep Association, our team is a fairly representative sample of society....

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Engineers in train crashes had sleep apnea: probe

Sleep Apnea, Sleep

The engineers of two commuter trains that crashed in New Jersey and Brooklyn, causing one death and leaving more than 200 injured, were both suffering from sleep apnea, federal investigators said Thursday....

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Science Says You Can Actually Sleep Your Way To A Better Life

September 20, 2017 Julia Guerra of Elite Daily

Sleep

Unless the first thing your feet touch in the morning is a pile of sharp nails or surprise pet droppings, waking up on the wrong side of the bed is physically impossible. Waking up from a rough night's sleep, however, can definitely ...

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Could some ADHD be a type of sleep disorder? That would fundamentally change how we treat it.

ADHD, Children, Pediatric Sleep Issues, Sleep, Sleep Disordered Breathing

Over the past two decades, U.S. parents and teachers have reported epidemic levels of children with trouble focusing, impulsive behavior and so much energy that they are bouncing off walls. Educators, policymakers and scientists have ...

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Getting a good night’s sleep is ‘MORE important to your wellbeing than having lots of sex or 50% pay rise’

September 19, 2017 Andrea Downey of The Sun

Sleep

There seems to be no end to the benefits of getting a good night’s sleep....

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Sleep Deprivation Could Be The Reason You're Single

September 19, 2017 Elyse Romano of D'Marge

Adult Sleep Issues, Sleep, Sleep Apnea

Getting through the day when you’ve barely slept can be a nightmare. You’re bleary-eyed and fuzzy-brained, unfocused and irritable, jacked up on caffeine and ready to crash by mid-afternoon....

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The real marker of adulthood is admitting you need sleep

September 19, 2017 Nosheen Iqbal of The Guardian

Adult Sleep Issues, Sleep

News this morning to file under the genre marked, “No shit, Sherlock!”: money doesn’t bring you happiness, but good sleep does! I mean, having enough of the first will go a good way to making sure you don’t lose much of the second, but ...

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Girls with ADHD face increased risk of becoming smokers, study finds

September 19, 2017 Eric W. Dolan of PsyPost

ADHD, Children

New research has found evidence that female adolescents with ADHD are at heightened risk for nicotine addiction....

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Are you a snorer? Your immune system is at risk, new study in Oman reveals

September 19, 2017 Times of Oman

Adult Sleep Issues, Sleep, Snoring, Sleep Apnea, Sleep Disordered Breathing

Do you snore and find it difficult to get enough sleep? This can affect your immune system, a study by a team of Oman-based doctors has suggested....

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Eric Schmidt: Good Sleep Enhances Your Ability to Do Almost Everything

September 18, 2017 Eric Schmidt of Thrive Global

Adult Sleep Issues, Sleep

I have read stories about how the most successful people sleep less. The real secret is the most successful people have awareness of what their body needs and sleep whenever necessary. Studies show, sleep deprived or jet lagged pilots ...

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Sleep Tight With These Expert Tips on Getting More Shut-Eye Every Night

Adult Sleep Issues, Sleep

Sleep!  We all need it, but it can be hard to come by.  Even with an insanely busy schedule it’s still possible to create an environment conducive to sleep to help you get your zzz’s when you need them. ...

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Certain sleep disorders increase depression frequency, severity in men

September 18, 2017 Carol Lang of Respirology

Adult Sleep Issues, Sleep, Sleep Apnea

Men with comorbid obstructive sleep apnea and insomnia symptoms have a greater likelihood and severity of depression than men with only one of these conditions, according to research recently published in Respirology....

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Researchers find low oxygen leads to fetal brain damage

Adult Sleep Issues, Sleep, Sleep Apnea

Reducing oxygen for just 30 minutes, known as hypoxia, can drive bacteria from the mother’s body into the fetus’s brain, UF researchers showed....

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Half of children five or under yet to see dentist, says charity

September 16, 2017 Jersey Evening Post

Central Dentist, Dentist, Children, Pediatric Dental

HALF of children aged five and younger have not visited or registered with a dentist, a charity has said after it emerged the waiting list for child dental appointments at the Hospital is at a five-year high....

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Sleep routine used to shape training for rugby league athletes

September 15, 2017 Medical Xpress

Sleep, Adult Sleep Issues, Pediatric Sleep Issues

Junior rugby league players go to bed later than their senior counterparts and are therefore at risk of burning the candle at both ends if this isn't considered in their routine....

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What Parents Should Know About Sleep Apnea in Children

September 14, 2017 ABC News Radio

Pediatric Sleep Issues, Sleep, Children, Sleep Apnea, ADHD

Medical experts are warning parents that if you hear your young son or daughter snoring, it could potentially be a sign that the child is suffering from sleep apnea....

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Children and mothers share sleep patterns

Pediatric Sleep Issues, Sleep Disordered Breathing, Adult Sleep Issues, Children, Sleep

If you ever find yourself tossing and turning one night, it might actually be a behavior you picked up from your mother. Researchers at the University of Warwick recently found a link between a mother’s insomnia and the sleeping ...

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Pre-Pregnancy Prep: Top 6 Reasons to Visit Your Dentist Before Conceiving

September 13, 2017 Dr. Jill Ombrello

Pregnancy, Women's Health

Thinking about getting pregnant?  Congratulations!! That is SO exciting!!  And whether you're one day out, one month out, or one year out from your attempts at conception, educating yourself and becoming an informed advocate for your ...

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Stop Hitting the Snooze Button and Get Better Sleep, Says Neuroscientist

September 12, 2017 Olivia Petter of Independent

Sleep, Adult Sleep Issues

Hitting the snooze button repeatedly inflicts “cardiovascular assault” on the body and abuses your nervous system, a neuroscientist has warned....

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Sleeping with your dog can lead to a better night’s rest: study

September 11, 2017 Leah Bitsky of The NY Post

Adult Sleep Issues, Sleep

Having a ruff night?...

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12-Year Old Author Survives Death, Seven Surgeries and Severe Sleep Apnea to Write Teen Book on Healthy Thinking

September 11, 2017 Send2Press

Sleep Apnea, Children, Pediatric Sleep Issues, Adult Sleep Issues, Sleep

Mekani G. Collins was born a micro-preemie at one-pound, two and a half ounces. Doctors stated he would not live. He survived imminent death, seven surgeries and severe sleep apnea (he stopped breathing 61 times in one night) before his ...

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It's not just children! Forgetting where you've parked your car could mean you have ADHD

September 11, 2017 Lucy Benyon of the Daily Mail

ADHD

Most of us make silly mistakes from time to time and are able to laugh them off. That’s what I used to do when I accidentally left the bath overflowing or mislaid my purse for the umpteenth time....

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More thoughts by breakfast than somebody else has all day: This is what it’s like to have ADHD

September 11, 2017 Yvette Caster of Metro

ADHD, Children

Writer and student James Woods wasn’t diagnosed as having ADHD until he was at university – and even then he was skeptical....

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How many winks are you getting? A wake-up call about sleep

Sleep, Sleep Apnea, Adult Sleep Issues

Virgil Pfeifle knew it was time to get help when he began feeling drowsy at work....

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Sleep apnea common in atrial fibrillation patients

September 11, 2017 Umea University

Sleep, Sleep Apnea, Adult Sleep Issues, Pediatric Sleep Issues

A study involving cardiac patients at the University Hospital of Umeå shows that over 80 percent of patients treated for atrial fibrillation also have sleep apnea - a condition with pauses in breathing during sleep. The study, presented ...

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Can too little sleep ruin your relationship?

Adult Sleep Issues, Sleep

Is your partner irritating? Have you stopped having a laugh, gone off sex and no longer care if they seem unhappy? Before you reach for a counsellor or lawyer, check how much sleep you are getting. While research has consistently linked ...

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NFL star Ryan Jensen says sleep apnea diagnosis 'saved my career'

Adult Sleep Issues, Sleep, Sleep Apnea

Football star Ryan Jensen said that a sleep apnea diagnosis "saved my career," after he could not understand why he was losing his strength and never feeling rested even after being in bed for over 8 hours a night....

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Healthy Aging Awareness Month: Improving the health of older adults

Aging, Wellness

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany (AFNS) -- Health plays a huge part in how we experience life, and determining current health situations can help lead to a longer and happier life. But what about healthy aging?...

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ADHD being missed in girls because they are not as 'disruptive' Nice warns

ADHD, Children

ADHD is being missed in girls because they tend not be as badly behaved as boys, new NHS guidance suggests....

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‘I assumed it was all my fault’: the adults dealing with undiagnosed ADHD

ADHD, Children

Michelle Beckett, a 44-year-old entrepreneur from Harrogate, always knew she was different. But, like many women who suffer from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), she did not fit the stereotypical profile of a child with ...

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"Work Hard, Sleep Harder" - Tips from a Sleep Expert

September 05, 2017 Ashley Beyer of KUTV News 2

Sleep, Sleep Apnea, Pediatric Sleep Issues, Adult Sleep Issues

Dr. Sujay Kansagra is a sleep health consultant for Mattress Firm, the director of Duke University’s Pediatric Neurology Sleep Medicine Program and the author of the book “My Child Won’t Sleep.” Dr. Kansagra specializes in treating a ...

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Why Getting Too Little Sleep Could Lead To Risky Decision Making

September 05, 2017 David DiSalvo of Forbes

ADHD, Adult Sleep Issues, Sleep, Pediatric Sleep Issues

The list of physical and mental problems that we know come from sleeping too little is getting longer.  A new study suggests another: shorting ourselves on sleep may lead to making riskier decisions. And the insidious part is that we ...

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There's more than melatonin to get kids to sleep

ADHD, Pediatric Sleep Issues, Sleep, Sleep Apnea, Children

Your child, no longer a baby, has trouble falling asleep. Or he wakes up in the wee hours of the morning and can't get back to sleep. Parents may worry if this happens more than occasionally. There's all kinds of advice for helping ...

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Back to school, back to planning for kids with autism, ADHD

September 04, 2017 Health Day News

Children, ADHD

The start of a new school year isn't always easy, especially for kids with developmental and behavioral issues, such as autism and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder....

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Taking a break from sleep apnea

Sleep Apnea, Sleep, Pediatric Sleep Issues, Sleep Disordered Breathing

Walruses groan, hogs grunt, tigers snarl. But those guttural noises can’t compare to the heart-stopping, brain-dinging, sleep-robbing snorts, gasps and snores that humans with sleep apnea emit....

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Is ADHD Actually A Sleep Problem?

September 02, 2017 Janice Wood of Psych Central

ADHD, Children, Pediatric Sleep Issues

About 75 percent of children and adults with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) also have sleep problems, but these have been thought to be separate issues....

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Letting teens sleep in would save the country roughly $9 billion a year

Pediatric Sleep Issues, Sleep, Children

The United States would realize roughly $9 billion a year in economic gains by instituting a simple, nationwide policy change: starting public school classes no earlier than 8:30 a.m....

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