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23 hrs ago | HR Magazine

Asleep on the Job: Discipline or Accommodate?

Two or three times a week, you find him in a break room chair, catching some Zs-and not just during the lunch hour.


Related Topix: Health, Narcolepsy

Yesterday | SBWire

Children and Adults with Disability Could Benefit from Sleep Research Fundraising Campaign

The sleep research unit in Edinburgh is currently undertaking studies that they believe can help children and adults with disabilities, but shortfalls in funding threaten those efforts.


Related Topix: Medicine, Genetics

Yesterday | Lifehacker

Do You Sleep Near Your Phone?

We all know we should avoid screens before bed and checking our email in the morning , yet many of us sleep with our phones right next to us.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Yesterday | BellaOnline

What Happens During Sleep?

What will you, and everyone other human, spend about one-third of your life doing? a.


Related Topix: Health

Yesterday | WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Study Drugs Usage on the Rise

Ritalin and Adderall can bring about a feeling of alertness, but they can also be dangerous.


Related Topix: Ritalin, Methylphenidate (generic), Medicine, Health, ADHD

Yesterday | Times of Oman

Advanced clinics in Oman to help you catch sleep

Muscat: Here is happy news for those who have trouble catching some sleep. A healthcare firm is planning to set up advanced sleep clinics in Oman by tying up with private healthcare institutions by the end of next month.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Oman, Middle East, World News

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Jill Goldson: How important is sharing a bed?

How important is sharing a bed? Lots of couples seem to slip in to the habit of separate rooms over time, but this seems like a loss of intimacy to me.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Human Sexuality

Science Daily

Study finds adverse respiratory outcomes for older people with COPD taking benzodiazepines

A group of drugs commonly prescribed for insomnia, anxiety and breathing issues 'significantly increase the risk' that older people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, need to visit a doctor or emergency department for respiratory reasons, new research has found.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Anxiety, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Xanax, Alprazolam (generic), Ativan, Lorazepam (generic)

The Huffington Post

Congrats, Graduates: Now Go Out There and Redefine Success

We're coming up on one of my favorite times of the year: that time, just after spring breaks out but before summer begins, in which thousands of college graduates are released into the world.


Related Topix: Smith College, Medicine, Health, Depression, US News


School bans on chocolate milk may backfire

In a possible advance for obesity research, an MRI scan has pinpointed "good" brown fat in a living adult for the first time.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dieting, Family, Kids, Medicine, Nutrition

Getting better sleep may hold the key to enhanced health

Susan Chipps had always been a good sleeper, but a change of jobs in 2007 left the 58-year-old former elementary school teacher counting sheep.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Bridgewater, NJ, Hillsborough, NJ, Melatonin, Supplement

Medical News Today

Severe sleep apnea linked to increased risk of stroke, cancer and death

For your information: MNT accounts were not affected by the recent Heartbleed bug, as we were not running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Hispanic Business

Patent Issued for Mask Attachment Assembly

"It is well known to treat a medical disorder or to diagnose, treat or monitor the condition of the patient using medical equipment.


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

Sonoran News

Why do we need to know about Sleep Apnea?

Sleep apnea is a chronic debilitating disease that often goes undiagnosed because symptoms occur when sufferers are asleep.


Related Topix: Medicine, Dentistry


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.


Related Topix: Drink, Coffee, Health


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.


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


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.


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.


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


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 .


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.


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