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2 hrs ago | National Public Radio

'Lucy': Hot Buttered Popcorn, With Plenty Of Nuts

What would you do if you could access 100 percent of your brain's potential processing power? Reverse climate change? Pick up new languages while you sleep? Pay your rent on time? Invent an iPhone capable of making and receiving telephone calls? More important: Would you savor the salty, crunchy, hot-buttered freshness of writer-director-mogul Luc ... (more)

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3 hrs ago | Psychology Today

No Pissing Joke

The 2003 Sleep in America Poll by the National Sleep Foundation-the latest data we have for older adults-reports that two out of three people ages of 55 and 84 reported having to wake up during the night to go to the bathroom to urinate at least a few nights per week.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

Are you sleeping at night? Why not?

Sleep is not a luxury; it is a basic health need long known to affect a person's ability to think and function.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Melatonin, Supplement

Wed Jul 23, 2014

NBC San Diego

Go Ahead, Stay Up an Extra Hour

We've always been told to get eight hours of a sleep a night. However, a new study from the National Sleep Foundation says that's not the case.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Journal and Courier

Local medical institutions work for your healthLocal medical...

Local medical institutions work for your health Here is a list of the major medical institutions in the area.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Neurology, Mishawaka, IN, Oncology, Health, Audiology, Nursing

CiteULike

Diagnosis of narcolepsy and idiopathic hypersomnia. An update based...

Defining the precise nosological limits of narcolepsy and idiopathic hypersomnia is an ongoing process dating back to the first description of the two conditions.

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Related Topix: Narcolepsy, Medicine, Health

Dissident Voice

Postcard from the End of America: Wolf Point

It always amazes me how many people get on a train just to play cards, for outside their windows, a most amazing world is constantly unfurling.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, US News, Liberal Political News

Fast Company

Is Seven Hours A Night The Optimal Amount Of Sleep?

You're probably not getting enough sleep, but you might not be as far off the mark as you think.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Business News

CiteULike

Idiopathic Hypersomnia.

In contrast to narcolepsy and the Kleine-Levin syndrome, idiopathic hypersomnia is a recently described sleep disorder.

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Related Topix: Narcolepsy, Medicine, Health, Excessive Daytime Sleepiness

CiteULike

Etiologies and sequelae of excessive daytime sleepiness.

Excessive daytime sleepiness , the primary complaint of patients seen in sleep clinics, affects up to 12% of the general population.

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Related Topix: Excessive Daytime Sleepiness, Medicine, Health, Narcolepsy

Live Science

When is Sleepiness Due to Narcolepsy?

Experts at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center treat narcoleptic patients with medication designed to consolidate patients' sleep at night and improve alertness during the day.

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Related Topix: Narcolepsy, Medicine, Health

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Lifehack.org

5 Easy Ways To Upgrade Your Bedroom and Better Your Sleep

Have a rough time getting to sleep - and staying asleep? You're part of a significant amount of the population.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Medical Daily

Yoga For Better Sleep: 8 Best Before-Bed Moves To Ease You Into Slumber

Americans are getting less sleep than ever, making it difficult to complete even the simplest of tasks during the day.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Fitness, Yoga, Arthritis, Insomnia

TechCrunch

Meet The UK Startup That's Taking On Big Pharma - With Digital Medicine

Five years ago Peter Hames had chronic insomnia. Today he's the co-founder of Big Health , a multi-million dollar VC-backed startup that's setting out to create a new category of healthcare - under the self-defined banner of 'digital medicine'.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Startup, WA, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Psychology, Science

Sun Jul 20, 2014

KXAN-TV Austin

Cutting edge ADHD test arrives in Central Texas

More Americans than ever are being diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, also known as ADHD.

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

Daily Kos

If You Lost Your Job in 2008, You Might Have a Sleep Disorder

I don't have a lot of time today, so I will make this quick. There are more details in "Life Without CPAP" which is still available free today at Amazon for kindle and which I will still send you free as a word document any time you send me your email address.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Daily Kos

Insurers, Telling an OSA Patient "Lose Weight" is Not Effective & Does Not Save $ in the Long Run

If you have not read my blogs before, I am a family physician, who retired because doctors did not diagnose my sleep apnea.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Family Practice, Blog News

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Can less sleep lead to weight gain?

The National Sleep Foundation reports that at least 40 million Americans suffer from more than 70 different sleep disorders and feeling tired isn't the only repercussion of lack of sleep.

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Related Topix: Medicine

NewsOK.com

How do Americans use their time?

The Bureau of Labor Statistics releases an annual report tracking how much time Americans spend, on average, on various daily activities.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Examiner.com

Sleep Apnea Treatment(CPAP) May Boost Men's Sex Lives

Men Improve Their Sex Lives With CPAP It was reported a couple of years ago, by Dr. Steven Park of the Montefiore Medical Center in New York City, that a sleep apnea treatment might boost men's sex lives.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Human Sexuality

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