News tagged with health habits

The ABCs of getting 40 winks

How early is too early for school? The American Association of Pediatricians recently recommended middle and high school start times be set no earlier than 8:30 a.m. The organization says the natural sleep ...

Sep 03, 2014
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Sleep drunkenness disorder may affect one in seven

A study is shining new light on a sleep disorder called "sleep drunkenness." The disorder may be as prevalent as affecting one in every seven people. The research is published in the August 26, 2014, print issue of Neurology, the me ...

Aug 25, 2014
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Healthy eating may reduce the risk of preterm delivery

A diet based on fruits and vegetables, whole grain products and some types of fish seems to reduce the risk of preterm delivery. This is the conclusion of a Nordic study on 66,000 pregnant Norwegian women ...

Mar 10, 2014
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Landmark study examines Hispanic longevity paradox

(AP)—The government's largest study of Hispanics' health aims to answer why they live longer than other Americans, but the first results suggest that trend might be in jeopardy, especially among certain groups.

Feb 24, 2014
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Diet quality links old and young

Understanding how dietary habits are connected through the generations could have valuable benefits for community health, a new study shows.

Dec 18, 2013
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