Health News

Less Sleep, More Problems
Health officials have declared lack of sleep a public health problem.
Narcolepsy Rx Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a medication for narcolepsy.
Unplug Before You Tuck In
Americans may be getting less sleep than they have in previous years, and it might be because of smartphones.
Taking Sleep Medications? Here's What You Need to Know
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has added a boxed warning for certain sleep medications.
Ways to Improve Your Sleep
It doesn't just help you feel rested — sleep is important for your overall health and well-being.
Another Reason to Use Your CPAP Machine
Sticking with your sleep apnea treatment may help keep you out of the hospital, a new study found.
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.
Men, Sleep and Diabetes Risk
For men, sleeping too much or too little could raise diabetes risk, a new study found.
Better Sleep Means Better Sex
For any men out there who have waited to get their sleep apnea diagnosed or treated, here's one reason to do so that's hard to ignore: your sex life will get better.
Weight Loss Improves Sleep Apnea
A strong correlation between sleep apnea and obesity suggests that losing weight could have a tremendous effect on improving sleep disorders. While not all sleep apnea sufferers are overweight, the majority are.