Health

Sexual trauma common in postmenopausal women veterans

Thanks to increased media attention, sexual assaults occurring in the military are finally getting the attention they deserve. However, most reports involve reproductive-aged women Veterans from recent service eras. A new ...

Health

Sleeping too much—or too little—boosts heart attack risk

Even if you are a non-smoker who exercises and has no genetic predisposition to cardiovascular disease, skimping on sleep—or getting too much of it—can boost your risk of heart attack, according to a new University of ...

Health

Caregivers of people with dementia are losing sleep

Caregivers of people with dementia lose between 2.5 to 3.5 hours of sleep weekly due to difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep—a negative for themselves and potentially for those who receive their care, Baylor University ...

Neuroscience

The health benefits of sleeping on your side

(HealthDay)—You know how important getting enough restorative sleep is for facing each new day refreshed and ready to take on the world. Now research suggests that your sleep position may have an impact on brain health, ...

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