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Heart Health Starts at Bedtime
Healthy sleep patterns protect against heart failure, reducing the risk by 40%. Sleeping well is not rocket science -- you can fix this.
Good News for Obese Heart Patients
Weight-loss surgery -- gastric bypass or sleeve gastrectomy -- improves the health of even those who have had a heart attack.
Don't Wake the Baby
What sleep does for the brain varies with age. In young kids, it promotes brain development; in adults, it's a cleaning and repair service.
Late Night Risks for Type 2 Diabetics
Night owls not only tend to eat more, they move less -- a very bad combination for people with diabetes or prediabetes.
Sleep Helps the Heart
A lack of sleep stimulates inflammation and stiffens your arteries. There are ways to get more Z's.
Time for a Change
With schools closed, many teens have been able to wake up later. That's a difference worth carrying forward into the next academic year.
Obesity Builds a Sluggish Brain
Being overweight or obese is bad for your health; there's no news there. But what it does to your brain may surprise you.
Soothing Cry Babies
Letting a fussy child "cry it out" at bedtime not only seems to work, it may actually help.
Teens Don't Feel So Good
Researchers surveyed 21,000 high schoolers about how they felt. This is what they learned.
Daylight Savings Time, An Accident Waiting to Happen
Daylight Savings Time begins soon. Accidents occur when clocks are set ahead. Help your body adjust to the change.
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