Tonsillectomy for Sleep Apnea May Trigger Weight Gain

MONDAY, July 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Tonsillectomies are commonly done to relieve sleep apnea in children, but a new study confirms that the treatment can speed kids' weight gain -- especially if they're already overweight.

Sleepless Nights After Divorce May Be Tied to Blood Pressure Rise

TUESDAY, July 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People who suffer long-term sleep problems after a divorce are at risk for a rise in blood pressure, a new study suggests.

Bed-Sharing Linked to SIDS

MONDAY, July 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Risk factors for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) appear to change with the age of the infant, researchers say.

Health Tip: Creating the Right Bedroom

(HealthDay News) -- To help ensure a good night's sleep, make sure your bedroom is built to bring on the zzzzz's.

One in 25 Reports Falling Asleep at the Wheel: CDC Report

THURSDAY, July 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- In a new government survey, one in 25 U.S. drivers said they had fallen asleep at the wheel a least once over the prior month.

Health Tip: Dealing With Narcolepsy When Driving

(HealthDay News) -- Narcolepsy causes people to suddenly fall asleep during the day. It can be very dangerous if it happens while you're behind the wheel.

Summer's a Great Time for Tonsil Removal

FRIDAY, June 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Summer is the perfect time for children to have their tonsils removed, according to an expert.

Healthy Weight Loss May Bring Better Sleep, Brighter Mood

TUESDAY, June 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Dropping excess pounds may not only improve your physical health, it might also help you feel more awake and happy, a new study shows.

Hypnosis May Help Improve Deep Sleep

THURSDAY, June 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A short session of hypnosis might lead to a better night's sleep, says a team of Swiss researchers.

Health Tip: Set Rules About Bunk Beds

(HealthDay News) -- Bunk beds may be fun for children, but they can pose hazards, especially for children who aren't old enough to use them safely.