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Lauren Mergen

Lauren Mergen, Health Guide


National Sleep Awareness Week

This week is National Sleep Awareness Week, an annual public education and awareness campaign to promote the importance of sleep. About 37 percent of American adults report they sleep less than seven hours a night, although the National Sleep foundation suggests at least seven to nine hours. Getting less that seven hours of sleep increase the risk... Read moreChevron
posted 03/05/2012, comments (0)|
Florence Cardinal

Florence Cardinal, Health Guide

Sleep Expert Patient

Heart Day: How Sleep Plays a Role in Congenital Heart Disease

For several years, February 14 has been designated Congenital Heart Defect Day. And what better day could there be than Valentines Day, with its ever-present abundance of hearts to remind us just how important the heart is?   What does this have to do with sleep disorders? Well, directly, not much, but indirectly sleep is involved on... Read moreChevron
posted 02/10/2011, comments (0)|
Allen Blaivas, M.D.

Allen Blaivas, M.D., Health Pro

Sleep Disorder Specialist

Sleep Deprivation 101: What You Should Know

In my previous blogs I have written about the importance of good sleep, but I don’t think we ever really explained the significance of sleep deprivation and the effects on society and the individual. I thought that it would be a good idea to go over some significant facts and figures to convince you of the importance of getting a good... Read moreChevron
Jerry Kennard

Jerry Kennard, Health Guide


Artifical Light Exposure Linked to Prostate Cancer

Artificial night time lighting is associated with an increased risk of prostate cancer in men. According to research by Professor Boris A. Portnov and colleagues of the University of Haifa, exposure to artificial light sources at night increases the risk of prostate cancer the more a man is exposed. In previous research, the same team found an... Read moreChevron
Beth Irvine

Beth Irvine, Health Guide

Author, nurse and mother who is passionate about helping others.

Ring in Change

In looking to all good things for 2009, I want to share a fantastic resource with you called   Change is Good Whether it be issues with sleep or anything we want to change in our life. We begin with the desire to make a change. Below is an interview I did for first30days on where I personally go in times of change, the... Read moreChevron
posted 12/29/2008, comments (0)|

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