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By Deydre Teyhen | Sleep, Activity, and Nutrition

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Jim Walmsley is known for two races, the Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run in 2016 and 2017. In 2016, Walmsley attacked from the gun, at times running as much as 45 minutes under Timothy Olson’s course-record pace. Jenny Simpson, the world champion 1,500-meter runner, used to train with …

Running

Exercise May Aid in Weight Loss. Provided You Do Enough.

Can working out help us to drop pounds after all?<p>A provocative new study involving overweight men and women suggests that it probably can, undercutting a widespread notion that exercise, by itself, is worthless for weight loss.<p>But the findings also indicate that, to benefit, we may need to exercise …

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Scientists Find Way to Determine Who Can Handle All-Nighters

Sleep deprivation affects people differently — both mentally and at the molecular level. This may help doctors predict who will suffer most from an …

Sleep

Sleep Doctor Good Enough For Oprah Says This Is The Hack We All Need To Know

We all know how renewed we feel after a good night’s sleep. But many of us aren’t getting nearly enough quality sleep - a bad mattress, pathetic …

Weight Loss

Sleeping in on days off may extend your life, study says

Research finds people catching up on lost sleep on weekends had the same mortality rate as people who got seven hours of sleep each night.

How To Get A Better Night's Sleep [Infographic]

Image: iStock<p>Getting through the work week is tough enough already without throwing sleep deprivation into the mix. Sadly, it is estimated that up to …

IOC consensus statement: dietary supplements and the high-performance athlete

Exercise-based intervention for prevention of sports injuries (PEDro synthesis)

BackgroundExercise-based intervention has been shown effective in treating and preventing many health conditions.1Sporting activities are one way …

Out of the Doghouse, Into the Bed

For most Americans, dogs are no longer relegated to the doghouse. According to the American Pet Products Association, an industry trade group, almost 60 percent of dog owners say they regard their pet as a child or member of the family. And many let their dogs snuggle up to sleep right in their …

7 Very Important Reasons To Take A Nap Right Now

Get snoozing.<p>Sleep is very, very good. And while it’s essential to get a solid seven to nine hours per night, when you occasionally miss the mark, a nap can help a great deal. Hey, it’s still a good idea even if you <i>do</i> get enough sleep.<p>There’s really no excuse not to nap — especially when there are …

Sleep

Bank sleep for daylight savings time

(iStockphoto)Banking sleep ahead of this weekend’s change to daylight saving time is a smart way to avoid the frantic feelings and lingering fatigue …

Prepare to spring forward through good sleep hygiene

Sunday. That’s the day to set your clock forward in 2018, and at 2 a.m. to be exact. So 2 a.m. becomes 3 a.m. as we “spring forward.”That missing …

Don't Ignore The Signs Of Chronic Sleep Deprivation - Make The Changes Before It's Too Late

Between work, family and personal obligations, getting a full 40 winks can sometimes be difficult. But staying awake too late can come with some …

Sleep Deprivation in Kids and Teens: A Real Cause for Concern

Sleep is an absolute necessity for optimal health. I’ve written before about the risks of sleep deprivation in adults and why maximizing sleep …

Pediatrics

How much protein can the body use in a single meal for muscle-building? Implications for daily protein distribution

Controversy exists about the maximum amount of protein that can be utilized for lean tissue-building purposes in a single meal for those involved in …

Untreated sleep apnea in children can harm brain cells tied to cognition and mood: MRI scans link chronically disrupted sleep to widespread brain cell damage

MRI scans link chronically disrupted sleep to widespread brain cell damage<p>A study comparing children 7 to 11 years old with moderate or severe …

Mini Resolutions: Small Steps Towards A Better Year

Hi guys! I’m Jessica. I write and take photos for One Simple Thing, a blog that tells my story as a mom who is learning to cook, trying to simplify, …

Sleep Apnea may increase risk of developing Alzheimer's disease

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may put elderly people at greater risk of developing Alzheimer's disease (AD), according to new research.

Positive airway pressure is the gold-standard for obstructive sleep apnea therapy, but an alternative therapy, when indicated, can literally be a lifesaver.

PHARMACOLOGICAL<p>Medical Weight Loss<p>Image © Obesity Action Coalition.<p><i>Information source: Angela Fitch, MD, member of the board of trustees of the</i> …

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a new treatment option for patients who have been diagnosed with moderate to severe central …

Jeff Bezos, Sheryl Sandberg and 5 other business leaders all prioritize the same habit

Business leaders such as Jeff Bezos, Sheryl Sandberg and Arianna Huffington all have packed schedules. But you won't catch these executives burning …

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Why having surgery later in the day might be better for your health

University of Lille-France professor David Montaigne, the study’s lead author, suggested that the study’s findings indicate that scheduling changes …

The caffeine 'detox': How and why to cut back on your daily fix

<b>(CNN) —</b> Are you one of those people who can't get your day started without a cup of coffee?<p>Perhaps you need an espresso at work to keep you alert in the late afternoon. Maybe you grab energy drinks when cramming for an exam or late-night work project. Or maybe you have a habit of drinking …

Coffee

How Even a Little Sleep Loss Hinders Your Athletic Performance

You know you aren’t at your best when you don’t get enough sleep, right? Tired, cranky, forgetful, stressed — does that sound like you after a short …

More teens than ever aren't getting enough sleep: A new study finds young people are likely sacrificing sleep to spend more time on their phones and tablets

A new study finds young people are likely sacrificing sleep to spend more time on their phones and tablets<p>Researchers found that about 40 percent of …

Sleepy teen? Military sleep specialist says help is available

Recommended Content:<p>FALLS CHURCH, Va. — School studies and activities are in full swing. Does your high schooler seem tired and grumpy all the time? …