Daily Archives: August 21, 2012

Sleeping six hours or less regularly linked to increased stroke risk

USA Today reports, “The 30% of working adults who routinely sleep less than six hours a night are four times more likely to suffer a stroke, says a new study” presented at the Associated Professional Sleep Societies meeting.

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Do you have a teen starting back to school? It’s time to think vaccines!

Here’s a timely reminder from the CDC to us healthcare professionals about being sure we update the vaccines of our teenage patients. It’s also a good reminder to those with a teen child

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Unhealthy food more appealing to sleep deprived individuals

The CNN “The Chart” blog reports, “According to two small studies presented” the Associated Professional Sleep Societies annual meeting, “sleep deprivation appears to increase activity in areas of the brain that seek out pleasure – including that provided by junk … Continue reading

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