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Asthma Tied to Higher Risk of Sleep Apnea
Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Read more...Two troublesome adult breathing issues -- asthma and sleep apnea -- may have a connection, a new study suggests.

Adults who struggle with asthma face an increased risk for also developing the nighttime breathing disorder known as obstructive sleep apnea, the new research reveals.

Health Tip: When Baby Needs a Medical Test
Wednesday, January 07, 2015

Read more...It can be frightening for parents and baby when a little one needs a medical test.

The University of Michigan Health System offers these suggestions to help keep the infant calm:

When Moms Get Active, Kids Follow
Wednesday, January 07, 2015

Read more...Want to keep your little kids active? A new study suggests that mothers may be the key: Preschool children with more active moms appear more likely to be active themselves.

The research doesn't confirm that physical activity in mothers directly affects how much their kids walk or run around. And the findings don't say anything about the role of fathers.

Extra Bed Rest May Not Be Best for Kids With Concussions
Wednesday, January 07, 2015

Read more...For teens who suffer a mild concussion, more rest may not be better -- and may be worse -- in aiding recovery from the brain injury, new research suggests.

The researchers compared five days of strict rest to the traditionally recommended day or two of rest, followed by a gradual return to normal activities as symptoms disappear.

The Best New Year's Resolutions Are Those You Can Keep
Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Read more...You'll be more likely to stick to your New Year's resolutions if you establish realistic and achievable goals, an expert suggests.

Too many people try to do too much too fast and set unattainable goals, which simply sets them up for failure, according to Luis Manzo, executive director of student wellness and assessment at St. John's University in New York.


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