Senior Executives Get More Sleep Than Everyone Else

Sleep

It’s no secret that most of us don’t get enough sleep and suffer for it. If you’re between the ages of 16 and 64, and don’t get seven to nine hours of sleep per night, your logical reasoning, executive function, attention, and mood can ...

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Skip the guilt: Red wine could protect your oral health

Dental

Some of us love to savor a glass of red wine — or two — with dinner every once in a while....

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Adherence to sleep apnea treatment affects risk of hospital readmission

February 22, 2018 Medical Xpress

Sleep Apnea

A study of patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) suggests that non-adherence to continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy is significantly associated with increased 30-day hospital readmissions....

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The Predatory Probiotic That Improves Oral Health

Dental

If you've ever been in line at a natural health store, you may have come across a rather odd item known as a probiotic chewing gum. As the name implies, the rubbery treat contains millions of bacteria, which at first glance, may not ...

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If You Don't Get Enough Sleep, You May Face a Greater Risk of Alzheimer's, Science Says

February 15, 2018 Jeff Haden of Inc.

Sleep

If you don't get enough sleep -- or quality sleep -- that means you may be like the roughly 50 million to 70 million Americans who suffer from chronic sleep disorders that decrease daily functioning and adversely affect health and ...

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NIH-funded researchers identify risk factors for sleep apnea during pregnancy

Sleep Apnea

Snoring, older age and obesity may increase a pregnant woman’s risk for sleep apnea — or interrupted breathing during sleep — according to researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health. The study, which appears in the American ...

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Dr. Tyler Torres on children's dental health

February 09, 2018 Amey Vance of The Spectrum

Dental, Pediatric Dental

The most recent community health needs assessment conducted by Intermountain Dixie Regional Medical Center identified dental health as an area of concern in southern Utah....

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It's all smiles: pediatric oral hygiene can lead to better overall health

Dental, Children

To achieve beautiful pearly whites and help stave off health issues later in life, it’s important to start good oral hygiene at a young age....

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Baby Your Baby: Oral Health for Children

February 05, 2018 Leslie Tillotson of KUTV

A child's oral health begins before they even have teeth. Dr. Darren Chamberlin, a pediatric dentist with the Oral Health Coalition stopped by KUTV to let parents know what they can do to keep their baby's teeth safe. ...

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The price you pay for a poor night’s sleep

February 02, 2018 Rachel Wood of The Olympian

Sleep

We’ve all had sleepless nights — and paid the price. The next day, it can be hard to stay awake, concentrate, remember things. Also, exhaustion is uncomfortable....

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A study proves oral health improves diabetes

February 01, 2018 Medical Xpress

A clinical study conducted by researchers of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences of the UB shows that control of type 2 diabetes improves when the patient attends to dental hygiene....

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6 Signs You May Have a Sleep Disorder

Adult Sleep Issues, Sleep, Sleep Apnea

Sleep disorders are an epidemic in America. More than 26 percent of Americans suffer from some sort of sleeping disorder, but there are likely millions more cases that are never reported. Scientists estimate that nearly 80 percent of ...

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