Health News

Get Your ZZZs Every Day
Many people try to catch up on sleep over the weekend in an effort to offset the negative health effects of too little sleep during the week. But these people may be in for a rude awakening.
From Sleep Issues to Heart Issues
Shift-workers may face an increased risk of heart problems, a new study found.
Another Reason to Sleep Well and Exercise
There's now even more evidence to help back up the touted health benefits of sleep and exercise.
To Help Your Heart, Treat Your Sleep
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and high blood pressure can be a dangerous combination. But new evidence suggests that treating one condition may have the added benefit of treating the other.
Understanding Atrial Fibrillation
"AFib" may sound like a little white lie, but it’s actually a serious medical condition. Atrial fibrillation, or AFib, is the most common type of heartbeat rhythm problem.
Strategies That May Keep Your Brain Sharp
Everybody gets older — not just the body, but also the brain. There are, however, some things you can do that may help keep your thought processes humming along despite the extra mileage.
Can't Sleep and Can't Relax? The Heart Might Be at Risk
Struggling to fall asleep or relax may do more than cause damage at work or home — it could damage the heart.
Cutting Calories May Cut Sleep Apnea
Obesity is linked to a host of conditions, such as sleep apnea and high blood pressure. New research suggests that cutting calories may improve these conditions.
Insomnia Didn't Boost Blood Pressure
Sleep is an important aspect of maintaining good health. So people with insomnia may wonder how their problem affects their health. They may have one less health concern to worry about.
The Health Risks of Sleep Apnea
Having one health condition can often put someone at risk for another health condition. Such is the case with obstructive sleep apnea, a common but underdiagnosed sleep disorder.