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4 hrs ago | Southland Times

Insomnia: Don't overthink it

BLISSFUL REST: Some people sleep in one eight hour block, other two short, sharp bursts ... the worst thing to do about a lack of sleep is to stress about it.

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Related Topix: Anxiety

6 hrs ago | WVNY

Late Night Exercising May Work Just As Well as Morning Workouts

Early morning exercisers often seek the adrenaline rush that workouts provide, a way to get the blood pumping and the body going.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

11 hrs ago | I4U Future Technology News

Sleep Problem Linked To Degenerative Brain Disease

A little-known sleep disorder that causes you to act out your dreams can predict the future onset of Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, or another brain disease, new research shows.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

12 hrs ago | Mental Nurse

Restless Legs Taking the Mystery from a Common Syndrome

Many find this number hard to believe because most people who do not have RLS have never heard of it; and many who suffer from RLS have not been diagnosed.

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Related Topix: Restless Leg Syndrome, Health, Medicine

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Examiner.com

How to Disconnect From Electronics and Computers to Have a Relaxed Mind

The modern era is awash with electronic gadgets which most of us seem to stare at all day.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine, Health

NewsOne

The Sleep Position That Can Save Marriages

Be thoughtful, communicate, compromise, and be respectful. These are just a few of the tenets of a successful and fulfilling relationship.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

CNN

Exercise at night OK?

Maybe you're the kind of person who likes to lift weights while watching "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon," go running in the park at 10 p.m. or practice Pilates after you've digested your dinner.

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Related Topix: Pilates, Fitness, Medicine, Health

PhysOrg Weblog

Sleep disorder linked to brain disease

Researchers at the University of Toronto say a sleep disorder that causes people to act out their dreams is the best current predictor of brain diseases like Parkinson's and Alzheimer's.

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Related Topix: Health, Parkinson's Disease

World News Report

Watch Former NFL Player Mark Walczak Sleep! Overnight Sleep Study at...

Former Arizona Cardinals NFL player, and Pro-Player Health Alliance Sleep Apnea Awareness Advocate, Mark Walczak, undergoes a live public sleep study presented by the American Sleep and Breathing Academy to help raise awareness for sleep disorder treatment and education.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Stanford University, Narcolepsy, Stanford, CA

Mon Apr 21, 2014

HR Magazine

Patients Often Win If They Appeal a Denied Health Claim

To help make sure a patient's claims aren't improperly denied, the Affordable Care Act creates national standards allowing appeals to the insurer and, if necessary, to a third-party reviewer.

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Related Topix: El Mirage, AZ, Medicine, Health, Health Insurance, Non-Profit

Switched

All That TV Binge-Watching May Be Hurting Your Sleep

The results of a small new survey show that 82 percent of people who admit to binge-watching end up staying up later than usual because of their screentime.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Fri Apr 18, 2014

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.

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Related Topix: Health, Narcolepsy

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Genetics

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

BellaOnline

What Happens During Sleep?

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

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Related Topix: Health

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.

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

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.

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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.

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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.

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

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