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Good Sleep Helps Kids Become Slimmer, Healthier Teens: Study

Print this page FRIDAY, Dec. 28, 2018 — Regular bedtimes and adequate sleep during childhood may contribute toward a healthy weight in the teen years, a new study finds. The study included nearly 2,200 kids in 20 U.S. cities. One-third of them had consistent, age-appropriate bedtimes between ages 5 and 9, according to their mothers.… Read More »

Hard-to-Treat Hypertension Among Black Adults May Be Linked to Sleep Apnea

Black people are more likely to have hypertension than their white counterparts. Now, new findings published in the journal Circulation suggest that untreated sleep apnea that’s moderate or severe is associated with increased odds of resistant hypertension in African Americans, according to an article by American Heart Association News. Sleep apnea is a serious sleep… Read More »

Sleep Versus Exercise

When asked why they don’t exercise regularly, many people offer the excuse that there simply isn’t enough time in the day. It’s true that most of us are very busy, with long hours spent at work and/or handling family responsibilities, housekeeping chores, and errands. So oftentimes, any physical activity performed is squeezed in either first… Read More »