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Allen Blaivas, M.D.

Allen Blaivas, M.D., Health Pro

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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... Read moreChevron

Jerry Kennard

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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

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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 first30days.com.

 

Change is Good

Whether it be issues with sleep or anything we want to change in our life.... Read moreChevron

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Dr. Diana L Walcutt

Dr. Diana L Walcutt, Health Guide

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ARE SLEEP MEDICATIONS SAFE?

One wonders how many people actually use something to sleep at night. Whether it's a prescription, over the counter (OTC) or alcohol, nearly ALL of us will use something to help us sleep at some point.  Each of us is likely to suffer from at least one bout of Read moreChevron

Craig Stoltz

Craig Stoltz, Health Guide

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Health Journalist

Poor Sleep Makes You Fat

It's rare in health science that a hypothesis stands up under multiple studies in multiple population groups done over a long period of time. It's as close as we can come to "proving" anything about human health and behavior, with all its damnable complexities.

 

But a study appearing in the May 1 issue of the journal Sleep--at... Read moreChevron

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