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Sleep Disorders Cost Nearly $95 Billion Per Year

Sleep Disorders Cost Nearly $95 Billion Per Year

3 hours ago   |   Web MD

A new study finds sleep problems cost America's health care system nearly $95 billion a year and raise the cost of health care by 60%.
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"Put a Finger Down" If You've Had Increased Anxiety or Irritability - It Could Be Depression

"Put a Finger Down" If You've Had Increased Anxiety or Irritability - It Could Be Depression

4 hours ago   |   PopSugar

Doctorshepard md learnontiktok tiktokpartner mentalhealthawareness mentalhealthawarenessmonth ♬ Stories 2 - Danilo Stankovic Step into the office of psychiatrist Melissa...
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Sleep and Dementia; Predicting Parkinson's Progression; Aducanumab's ICER Price

Sleep and Dementia; Predicting Parkinson's Progression; Aducanumab's ICER Price

4 hours ago   |   MedPageToday

The latest about sleep deprivation and dementia: The Washington Post interviews researchers about recent studies. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine coordinated an...
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Importance of Screening for OSA Prior to Surgery

6 hours ago   |   Medscape

The process for obstructive sleep apnea screening of all patients heading into the operating room should be standardized. Medscape Medical News
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Sex cells in parasites are doing their own thing

7 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

Researchers have discovered how microbes responsible for human African sleeping sickness produce sex cells.
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Nurses found guilty of misconduct after Indigenous man took his own life

12 hours ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

The nurses were meant to observe the man every 30 minutes, but for some observations he was recorded as “sleeping” when no one had gone into his room.
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5 Foods to Help Fight Seasonal Allergies

16 hours ago   |   Mercola

As the weather warms and trees and grasses begin to bloom, the challenges of seasonal allergies also rise. The condition is called allergic rhinitis or hay fever and affects...
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Ask Scary Mommy: I Don't Want My Kid To Go To Sleepovers. Ever

2 days ago   |   Scary Mommy

Ask Scary Mommy is Scary Mommy's advice column, where our team of “experts” answers all the questions you have about life, love, body image, friends, parenting, and anything...
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Sleep disorders tally $94.9 billion in health care costs each year

2 days ago   |   ScienceDaily

Sleep disorders are associated with significantly higher rates of health care utilization including more doctors visits and prescriptions, placing an additional $94.9 billion...
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Sleep Increases Sudden Death Risk

Sleep Increases Sudden Death Risk

3 days ago   |   Medindia Health

A new study has found why sleep can put people with epilepsy at increased risk of sudden death. Seizures during sleep are more likely to lead to dangerously slow heart rate.
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Link between intimate partner violence and mass shootings found

One 2020 study found that nearly half of mass shooters between 1966 and 2020 have a history of violence against women. Read more ...

The Best Kids Basketball Shoes, According To Pros - And Why It Matters, Anyway

The Best Kids Basketball Shoes, According To Pros - And Why It Matters, Anyway

Basketball shoes, hiking shoes , and football clears are meant to serve a specific purpose... but when it comes to dribbling down the court, do you really need to run out and... Read more ...

Marred by controversy, the Philip Roth biography is a spectacular own goal

Allegations of sexual assault and impropriety against Blake Bailey make it hard to read his life of Philip Roth in the way biographer and subject may have originally intended. Read more ...

Benjamin ‘Kyle' Potter, MD, FACS, selected as surgery chair of US military...

Benjamin ‘Kyle' Potter, MD, FACS, selected as surgery chair of US military medical school

Army Colonel Benjamin “Kyle” Potter, MD, FACS, an orthopedic oncology specialist, has been selected to serve as chair of the department of surgery at Uniformed Services... Read more ...

Use of best practice tariffs may improve quality of life among patients with...

Use of best practice tariffs may improve quality of life among patients with hip fracture

Research from the National Health Service showed attainment of best practice tariffs may improve health-related quality of life among patients who experienced a hip... Read more ...

‘Don't stop buying now': Investors bet billions on copper's bull run continuing

A year into the red-hot bull run in industrial metals that's lifted copper to record highs, investors are still piling in, staking billions of dollars that it won't run out of... Read more ...

Therapists Distracted by Social Media While Delivering Virtual Care

Therapists Distracted by Social Media While Delivering Virtual Care

While therapists appear to prefer virtual sessions over in-person meetings, a significant proportion admit to being distracted while delivering care, according to a small... Read more ...

If You're Topping From the Bottom, You're Doing BDSM Wrong

It creates an uncomfortable power dynamic for everyone involved. Read more ...

Age to discontinue surveillance in BE should be based on comorbidity status, sex

Age to discontinue surveillance in BE should be based on comorbidity status, sex

Clinicians should factor comorbidity status and sex when considering the optimal age to discontinue surveillance in patients with non-dysplastic Barrett's esophagus. “modeling... Read more ...

Navigating Prior Authorization and Costs for HFrEF Drugs

Online tools and decision aids can help clinicians and patients work through the barriers that have slowed the use of new drugs such as sacubitril-valsartan. theheart.org on... Read more ...