Health Tip: When Lifestyle Disrupts Sleep

(HealthDay News) -- Getting enough sleep is essential for good health, but there are lifestyle choices that can get in the way.

Too Little Sleep May Add to Teen Health Problems

MONDAY, April 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many teens from lower- and middle-income homes get too little sleep, potentially adding to the problems of kids already at risk for health issues, new research finds.

Chimps Prefer Firm 'Mattress'

WEDNESDAY, April 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Like many people, chimpanzees are picky about their beds, a new study finds.

Sleep Apnea May Be Linked to Poor Bone Health

TUESDAY, April 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People with sleep apnea, a common sleep disorder, may be at increased risk for the bone-thinning disease osteoporosis, especially women and older people, a new study suggests.

Crankier Babies May Get More TV Time

MONDAY, April 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Fussy and demanding babies are likely to spend slightly more time plopped in front of a TV or computer screen when they're toddlers than are "easier" babies, new research finds.

Naps Enhance Learning for Young Children, Study Says

WEDNESDAY, April 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Naps play a crucial role in helping infants and preschoolers remember things they've just learned, according to new research.

Health Tip: Naptime for Toddlers

(HealthDay News) -- It's important to teach your toddler healthy sleep habits, experts say.

Poor Sleep Tied to Mental Decline in Older Men

FRIDAY, April 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Poor sleep is tied to a higher risk of mental decline in older men, according to a new study.

Insomnia May Raise Stroke Risk, Especially for Younger Adults

THURSDAY, April 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People plagued with insomnia might have an increased risk of stroke, particularly if they are young adults, a new, large study from Taiwan suggests.

The Morning Light May Help You Stay Slim

WEDNESDAY, April 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Spending time in the bright morning light may help you slim down, new research suggests.