5 02, 2021

Late bedtimes linked with childhood obesity

2021-04-30T17:31:25+00:00February 5, 2021|Children, Featured, Obesity, Parenting|

The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the daily routines of many children. When disrupted schedules lead to increasingly later bedtimes, it can affect their sleep and even their weight. A study published in Pediatrics found that young children who routinely stayed up late (after 9 [...]

23 11, 2015

CDC analysis shows adult obesity rate has risen

2021-04-29T18:38:21+00:00November 23, 2015|Obesity, Sleep Apnea|

A new CDC report indicates that the U.S. adult obesity rate has risen sharply in the past few years, despite a push to eat healthier. The age-adjusted adult obesity rate climbed to nearly 38 percent in 2013-14, up from 35 percent in 2011-2012. The [...]

2 10, 2014

Public health impact of sleep apnea is severe

2021-04-29T18:38:19+00:00October 2, 2014|Healthy Sleep Habits, Obesity, Sleep Apnea|

The National Health Sleep Awareness Project is shedding light on the public health impact of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Afflicting at least 25 million adults in the U.S., sleep apnea is a serious and growing problem. Sleep apnea is a chronic disease that involves [...]