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3 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

Relearning lessons of sleep

Most parents will agree that our favorite time of year will soon be upon us: back to school.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Family, Teenagers

Texas Tech Football #ALSIceBucketChallenge

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

10 hrs ago | Medical Daily

6 Sleep Secrets For Your Best Beauty Rest

The medical community has become increasingly aware of the importance of a night's worth of quality sleep as more research unfolds itself into the watchful eyes of a sleep-deprived America.


Related Topix: Medicine

16 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Napz, The New Natural Short-Term Sleep Aid Wakes Up Market

Napz is available without a prescription on the company's website, as well as


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Inventions, Science / Technology

Mon Aug 18, 2014


Back 2 School: Setting sleep schedules



Related Topix: Medicine, Health

South China Morning Post

Japanese firms encourage workers to sleep on the job

In Japan, inemuri - or "sleeping while present" - is considered the preserve of employees exhausted by their commitment to work, rather than a sign of indolence.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, World News, Japan

Sun Aug 17, 2014

10 tips for limiting the effects of "jet lag"

It really doesn't matter whether you're a "Road Warrior" or an infrequent leisure traveler.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health


Off-hour workers get little help from sleep, alertness pills

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Back to school tips for K-12Back to school tips for K-12If you plan...

Back to school tips for K-12 Make sure your child's clothes are prepared the night before to save them time in the morning.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

School board was wise to wait - Sat, 16 Aug 2014 PST

Even though it is totally against my nature, I wish to publicly laud the Spokane Public Schools board for its recent decision to delay a resolution on school start times.


Related Topix: Spokane, WA, Education Etc., Family, Teenagers, Medicine, Health

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Moderate/serve sleep apnea linked to high blood pressure

Sleep apnea is a disorder characterized by pauses in breathing or instances of very low breathing during sleep.


Related Topix: Health, Hypertension

Medical News Today

FDA approves new type of sleep drug, Belsomra

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Belsomra tablets for use as needed to treat difficulty in falling and staying asleep .


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Healthcare Law, Food and Drug Administration, Law, Insomnia

Hispanic Business

Appian Medical Secures $580K in Seed Funding for Sleep Apnea Diagnostic Solution

The software uses neural network algorithms, a form of artificial intelligence, to detect the presence of OSA from the analysis of sound characteristics associated with snoring and airway collapse.


Related Topix: Medicine, Science, Computer Science

Thu Aug 14, 2014

With Insomnia, Mind May Also Wander During Day

People with insomnia have trouble concentrating during the day because the "wandering mind" areas of their brains may not be turned off, according to a new study.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, UC San Diego

ABC News

8 Surprising Effects of Obesity

By now you've probably heard that obesity increases the risk of heart disease and diabetes.


Related Topix: Heart Disease, Health, Uterine Cancer, Medicine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Life, Food, Nutrition


Sleep Apnea Doctors US is Now Providing Innovative Solutions for...

Sleep Apnea Doctors dot US is now providing innovative solutions for sleep doctors looking to recruit new sleep apnea patients.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Wed Aug 13, 2014


The Teen Who Woke Up Her School

On a typical school night, Jilly Dos Santos was lucky if she got four to six hours of sleep.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Columbia, MO, Family, Kids, Education Etc., Cornell University

FDA Approves New Kind of Insomnia Drug

A new prescription insomnia drug that's the first of its kind was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Insomnia, Medicine, Health

Medical Daily

Suicide Risk Increases For Adults Who Have Poor Sleep Quality

Sleep has claimed another health risk, as it now increases the odds of becoming suicidal in older adults.


Related Topix: Medicine, Stanford University, Depression

PhysOrg Weblog

Poor sleep quality increases suicide risk for older adults, study finds

Older adults suffering from sleep disturbances are more likely to die by suicide than well-rested adults, according to a study led by a researcher at the Stanford University School of Medicine.


Related Topix: Medicine, Startups, Stanford University, Depression

Medical Daily

Get Better Sleep: Feet Outside The Blanket Regulate Body Temperature Better, Help You Sleep More

Ever wonder why you stick your foot out of the blankets while you sleep? It turns out that doing so helps you regulate body temperature, and exploiting it may help you get to sleep faster.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, University of Alabama