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3 hrs ago | CNN

How coffee can keep workers honest

As if you needed another reason to run out for another cappuccino, along comes a new study by three university professors suggesting that caffeine may help make the sleep-deprived more honest.

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Related Topix: Drink, Coffee, Health

8 hrs ago | KAUZ

Sleep apnea may be linked to poor bone health

People with sleep apnea, a common sleep disorder, may be at increased risk for the bone-thinning disease osteoporosis, especially women and older people, a new study suggests.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Fitness, Yoga, Chiropractic, Breast Cancer, Cancer, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu

8 hrs ago | KXVO

Yoga big on West Coast, chiropractors popular in Midwest

People with sleep apnea, a common sleep disorder, may be at increased risk for the bone-thinning disease osteoporosis, especially women and older people, a new study suggests.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Fitness, Chiropractic, Yoga, Breast Cancer, Cancer, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Miami Herald

Watch for sleep drug risks

"It's a lifestyle thing; everybody's got it," says Gregg Jacobs, an insomnia specialist at the Sleep Disorders Center at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Insomnia, Ambien, Zolpidem (generic), Sonata, Zaleplon (generic), Dalmane, Flurazepam (generic)

Newswise

Osteoporosis Risk Heightened Among Sleep Apnea Patients

Washington, DC- A diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea may raise the risk of osteoporosis, particularly among women or older individuals, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism .

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Related Topix: Endocrinology, Southeast Asia, World News, Taiwan

WFMZ-TV Allentown

Freshman to school board: Start school later so kids get more sleep

Students at Southern Lehigh High School should not have to start school until 8:45 a.m., so they can get more sleep, a high school freshman told the school board Monday night.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Kids, Education Etc., Standardized Testing, Education

The Town Talk

Sleep's silent killer: Snoring can signal more serious health problems

Picture this: It's been a long day at work, and you slide into bed exhausted next to your significant other.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Dentistry

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Applied Clinical Trials

Center for Bedwetting Treatment improves lives for millions of teenagers worldwide

It is a condition filled with myth, misunderstanding, ineffective treatments, and often hidden shame for the child, teen or adult bedwetter.

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Related Topix: Bedwetting, Health, Family, Teenagers

County 10 News

Health Update: The Importance of Healthy Sleeping Habits

Spring marks two very important things for many people across the country: the days will begin getting longer and many of us will be groggy recovering from the hour of sleep we lost when the clocks sprang forward an hour in observance of Daylight Savings Time.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Insomnia, Narcolepsy, Restless Leg Syndrome

Medical News Today

Seniors and sleeping pills: Empowered patients choose wisely

The US Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act encourages patients to act as their own advocates for reducing unnecessary prescriptions that increase the risk of harm.

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Related Topix: Internal Medicine, Medicine, Health

EurekAlert!

Study links severe sleep apnea to increased risk of stroke, cancer and death

A new study shows that moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea is independently associated with an increased risk of stroke, cancer and death.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

National Public Radio

Patients Often Win If They Appeal A Denied Health Claim

A 2011 GAO report that sampled data from a handful of states suggests that patients got the denial overturned 39 to 59 percent of the time when they appealed directly to the insurer.

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Related Topix: El Mirage, AZ, Medicine, Health

The Garden City Telegram

Jet lagged? Here's a new app for that

Lots of apps claim to help you fight jet lag. Now Michigan researchers say mathematical formulas suggest it's possible to adjust faster than previously thought, and they've created a free app to help.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Huffington Post

How To Sleep Better On A Plane

Sleeping on an airplane often requires more effort than it does relaxation, but it is absolutely worth it.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Insomnia

Fri Apr 11, 2014

CBS News

Can new app help you fight jet lag?

Michigan researchers say they've developed a phone app that can help travelers adjust to new time zones a bit faster than previously thought.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Medical Daily

Chemo Brain: Sustainable Self-Help Therapies For This (Very) Real Condition

Not only is chemo brain real, but for some patients it may last five years or longer after treatment.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Cancer, Chemistry, Science

Medical Daily

No Sleep? 5 Tips To Wake Up After A Long, Sleepless Night

It's no secret that insufficient sleep will wreak havoc on your productivity, attention, and mental capacity in general.

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Related Topix: Health, Melatonin, Drink, Coffee

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Goshen College Record

A Healthy Lifestyle Demands Sleep

I've already stayed up until 3:30 a.m. once in the past week. Yes, it was due to my poor planning skills, a tendency to overcommit, persuasive friends and a bad habit of reading too many online news sources .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Watersblogged

ACHC Partners with the American Sleep and Breathing Academy

Accreditation Commission for Health Care is pleased to announce a newly-formed partnership with the American Sleep and Breathing Academy .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, ISO 9000

Northeasttimes.com

What is sleep apnea and how do you treat it?

If you are overweight, snore heavily, awaken several times during the evening, get morning headaches and daytime fatigue, you are likely to have sleep apnea.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

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