Health News

Sleep Medication Dosages Reduced
Taking sleeping medication may help you get to sleep in the evening. But it may also make you a less alert and possibly more dangerous driver the next morning, according to the FDA.
Earth to Mars: Are You Awake Out There?
A trip to Mars involves all kinds of challenges for the human body. It would take over a year just to get there and back. How will astronauts' bodies cope in terms of sleep cycles?
Sleepy Teens Face Diabetes Risk Factor
Teenagers need a good night's rest not only to make it through the school day but also to ensure good health as they grow older. This may be particularly true when it comes to protecting against diabetes.
A Little Help for Little Not-Sleepyheads
Caring for a child with developmental or brain disorders presents challenges. One of these challenges may include sleeping problems. A common supplement may help a little.
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.
Tame Your Tension
Is stress making it hard for you to sleep? Poor sleep can contribute to all sorts of health problems. Reducing stress with relaxation might help sleeping problems as well.
Outlining New Safety Tricks For Grandparents
Grandparents have always played an active role in raising children. However, their numbers as primary caregivers have been increasing recently. Are they hip to new parenting guidelines?
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.