Can’t sleep? Younger brains need a buffer before bedtime after binge-watching

Pediatric Sleep Issues, Sleep

Seconds tick off to watch yet another TV episode, tempting viewers immersed in what happens next....

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5 questions that will determine if you're getting enough sleep

Sleep

Everyone knows to aim for seven or eight hours of sleep per night. But that number is a general benchmark — and sleep needs can vary from person to person....

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How gum disease could lead to cancer

Dental

Periodontitis, or gum disease, is characterized by the inflammation of the tissue surrounding the base of the teeth, or the gums....

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Sugar And Sleep: More Rest May Dull Your Sweet Tooth

January 18, 2018 Allison Aubrey of NPR

Sleep

Listen up, night owls: If you're sleeping six or fewer hours per night, you're not doing your health any favors....

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5 questions every man in his 40s should ask his doctor

January 18, 2018 Mary Caldwell of AJC

Sleep Apnea, Men's Health

Men are notorious for not wanting to go to the doctor unless they're desperate. But routine doctor's visits – especially when you hit your 40s and beyond – can help you be as healthy as possible. Getting regular care and screenings can ...

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Sleep Better, Lose Weight?

Sleep

Sleeplessness could cost you when it's time to stand on your bathroom scale, a new British study suggests....

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Have heart problems? Get tested for apnea

Sleep, Sleep Apnea

Dear Dr. Rosenberg, My husband had a heart attack about two months ago. He snores and stops breathing every night. His cardiologist has tried to impress upon him the importance of diagnosing and treating sleep apnea. So far, he refuses. ...

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There's a New Critical Reason to Keep Your Oral Health in Check

Dental

While it may be easy to shrug off the responsibilities required to maintain good oral health (flossing, ugh), you might want to listen to your dentist: According to two new studies, taking care of your teeth can actually play a role ...

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UK 'oral health crisis': 170 youngsters a day have teeth extracted as sugar blamed for epidemic

January 13, 2018 The Telegraph

Dental

Britain's tooth decay epidemic saw around 170 youngsters have teeth extracted in hospital every day last year, with sugar blamed for creating an "oral health crisis"....

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Emergency department program for older adults cuts hospitalizations by 33 percent

Insurance

Roughly one third of all older patients age 65 and older visiting emergency departments nationwide are admitted to the hospital. But an emergency department program focused on geriatric transitional care has reduced the risk of ...

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