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Are You an 'Extreme Early Bird'?

Aug 17, 2019 , WebMD
In advanced sleep phase, your body clock (circadian rhythm) is on a schedule hours earlier than most other people's. You have premature release of the sleep hormone melatonin and shift in body...
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Kurbo by WW takes on contentious childhood obesity challenge by stressing holistic health

Aug 15, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The app and coaching service has been relaunched with new tools that address kids' and teens' stress and sleep habits alongside their...
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Less 'Screen Time,' More Sleep = Better-Behaved Kids

Aug 15, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Less 'Screen Time,' More Sleep = Better-Behaved KidsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/14/2019 12:00:00...
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AHA News: A Wake-Up Call on Teen Sleep: Why Doctors Want School Bells to Ring Later

Aug 09, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: AHA News: A Wake-Up Call on Teen Sleep: Why Doctors Want School Bells to Ring LaterCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/7/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/8/2019 12:00:00...
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The Snakelike Medical Device Has Sickened Hundreds Of Patients. Experts Want It Yanked From The Market.

Aug 07, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The duodenoscope cannot be sterilized through the methods most often used on such tools. They have to be hand-scrubbed and run through a dishwasher-like machine, which means they can retain dangerous bacteria. In other public health news: HIV, Alzheimer's, measles, sleeping aids, medical mysteries, and more....
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Google Fit update brings sleep tracking, iOS support; Connected Juul records user data, limits underage use and more digital health news briefs

Aug 06, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Also: Validation data on Osso VR's surgical training tool; Apple seeking health record development...
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Zydus Cadila intros generic Rozerem

Aug 02, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Zydus Cadila's generic Rozerem is used to treat insomnia that is associated with having trouble falling asleep. Read More...
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Peloton ends updates for first-gen touchscreen owners, Apple's latest earnings and more digital health news briefs

Aug 01, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Also: PillPack and Surescripts continue their feud; Tempu Sealy's sleep-tracking smart...
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Warm Bath Can Send You Off to a Sound Slumber

Jul 26, 2019 , WebMD
A properly heated bath or shower taken at the right time for as little as 10 minutes can have a positive impact on...
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How Lifting Weights May Actually Improve Your Ability To Think

Jul 25, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Although it's been shown that exercise helps cognition as we age, there aren't as many studies showing the benefits of weight training. A new one in rats shows that weight lifting can actually reverse aspects of age-related memory loss. In other public health news: sleep, anxiety, drugs, superbugs, and...
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Frequent Sleeping Pill Use Linked to Increased Dementia Risk

Jul 23, 2019 , RxList
Frequent use of sleep medications may increase the risk of future cognitive impairment, new research...
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As National Spotlight Shines Bright On Quality Of Detention Facilities, A Mental Health Crisis Flies Under Radar

Jul 23, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
One estimate puts the number of detainees with mental illnesses between 3,000 and 6,000. “This is a system that, for a long time, has failed to understand, neglected, and even ignored the mental health needs of folks caught up in it,” said Elizabeth Jordan, director of the Immigration Detention Accountability Project at the Civil Rights Education and Enforcement Center. “But under this administration ... it has gotten so much worse.” In other news on the border crisis: sleep deprivation...
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Sleeping Pill Use Linked to Increased Dementia

Jul 23, 2019 , eMedicine Health
Frequent Sleeping Pill Use Linked to Increased Dementia...
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To tilt your odds of success at work, get more sleep

Jul 19, 2019 , CNBC Health
Good sleep should not only be for the elites. Lack of sleep and sleep disorders take a steep toll on worker productivity and health. Burning the midnight oil to get ahead is the worst way for employees to think and...
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Dealing With The Loneliness Epidemic: ‘Tea With Strangers’ Group Is Latest Experiment To Bring People Together

Jul 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
To fight isolation, a health problem that a former surgeon general said can be as debilitating as smoking 15 cigarettes a day, several groups are working to create in-person connections. A group started by one former lonely heart in San Francisco invites strangers to talk over tea and has caught on in more than a dozen other cities. Public health news also focuses on: higher rates of memory loss reported among LGBTQ Americans; winners and fairness issues; sleep-tracking devices; drugs that...
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3 Mindful Steps To Better Sleep

Jul 17, 2019 , Forbes
Sarina was suffering from what I call the 3 am Wake-up Call from her...
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It Used To Be Easy To Cure Urinary Tract Infections. But Now They’re Becoming Increasingly Resistant To Antibiotics.

Jul 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The drug ampicillin, once a mainstay for treating the infections, has been abandoned as a gold standard because multiple strains of UTIs are resistant to it. “This is crazy. This is shocking,” said Lance Price, director of the Antibiotic Resistance Action Center at George Washington University. In other public health news: mental health and apps, sleep training, firefighter suicides, skull fractures in infants, climate change and health, young blood, and more....
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Early risers may have lower breast cancer risk

Jul 13, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Women who like to wake up early every day may be less likely to develop breast cancer than women who prefer to sleep in, a recent study suggests....
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Is Your Mattress Releasing Toxins While You Sleep?

Jul 12, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Is Your Mattress Releasing Toxins While You Sleep?Category: Health NewsCreated: 7/10/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/11/2019 12:00:00...
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Disney Channel Star’s Tragedy Shines Light On Rare But Devastating Reality Of Epilepsy-Related Sleep Deaths

Jul 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
While an autopsy report is forthcoming, the most likely cause of his death was SUDEP, or sudden unexpected death in epilepsy. A severe seizure can temporarily shut down the brain, including the centers that control respiration, and if a person is sleeping and lying face down, death can occur, experts say....
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