Opioid Painkillers and Xanax or Valium a Deadly Mix: Study
WEDNESDAY, March 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Mixing opioid
painkillers with common anxiety and sleep medications is a
prescription for a deadly overdose, a new U.S. study shows.
Health Tip: Promote Peace in a Shared Bedroom
(HealthDay News) -- Kids who share a bedroom may bicker and
fight, but parents can help promote a more peaceful
Poor Sleep in Preschool Years Could Mean Behavior Troubles Later
TUESDAY, March 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Preschoolers who get
too little sleep may be more likely to have trouble paying
attention, controlling their emotions and processing information
later in childhood, a new study suggests.
Your DNA May Determine How You Handle the Time Change
SATURDAY, March 11, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Some people have
more trouble adjusting to daylight saving time than others and
genes may be the reason why, says an expert on sleep/wake
How to Keep a Spring in Your Step With Daylight Saving Time
THURSDAY, March 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Clocks will spring
ahead one hour with the time change on Sunday morning, but medical
experts have plenty of advice on how to weather that lost hour of
How Much Melatonin Is Really in That Supplement?
WEDNESDAY, March 1, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- If you take
melatonin supplements to help you nod off, take note: Many brands
are inaccurately labeled, containing much less -- or much more --
of the sleep hormone than indicated, a new study reports.
What Guides Docs' Sleeping Pill Picks? 'Same Old Same Old,' Study Says
TUESDAY, Feb. 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to
sleeping pill prescriptions, doctors often stick to the same old
routine, a new study suggests.
Health Tip: Learn Your Prime Sleep Time
(HealthDay News) -- Your sleep schedule doesn't have to be
determined by family, work and social commitments. You can figure
out optimal bed and wake times that afford the best, most restful
Kids Mean Less Shuteye for Mom, While Dad Slumbers On
SUNDAY, Feb. 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- This will come as no
surprise to mothers, but a new survey finds that women with
children living at home are more likely to be sleep-deprived than
women without children.
Is a Drowsy Teen Headed for a Life of Crime?
THURSDAY, Feb. 23, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A new study suggests
that teenage boys who are chronically sleepy in the daytime may be
at higher risk of becoming violent criminals as adults.