Health News

Slow Down the Energy Drinks, Soldier
It may seem reasonable to regularly swig a Red Bull if you're deployed in a war zone. You would expect them to help you stay alert. But drinking too many energy drinks may backfire.
Snoring May Sound Sexual Trouble
For some snorers, sleep apnea—a condition that momentarily blocks breathing—can lead to sleep deprivation and health problems, including erectile dysfunction.
Add an Hour to Your Sleep Permanently
Are you one of the millions of Americans who doesn't get enough sleep each night? If so, this weekend is a great opportunity to fix that.
Too Little Sleep, Too Many Calories
Do you find yourself raiding the fridge more often after not getting enough sleep? You're not alone. Too little sleep and overeating are linked.
Too Many Teens Too Tired
If you're finding it hard to rouse your teen from bed in the morning, you're not alone. Excessive sleepiness appears to be a trend among teenagers.
PAP Helps Blood Pressure Blues
When snoring indicates someone has sleep apnea, it's more than annoying. It can be harmful to your health — especially if you already have high blood pressure.
Plugged In, Sleep-Deprived and Obese
Gone are the days when kids might have just had televisions in their bedrooms. Now it's video game consoles, computers, smart phones… and they may have some unintended consequences.
Too Little Zzzs, Too Many Pounds
In our fast-paced world, sleep is often the first sacrifice of overworked, busy individuals. But getting too little sleep has implications for our health — including our waistlines.
Kid Athletes Need Sleep, Too
Hit the snooze button, kids. It's important for the hard working athletes, too. The extra Z's may help them from getting hurt on the field or the court.
A Link Between Sleeping and Learning?
A child's sleeping difficulties aren't fun for anyone. But they're important to address. Sleep is linked to other health issues.