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Health Topics - Sleep

Getting Children Back on a School Sleep Schedule:

To get your young scholar off to a good start this school year, it’s important to make sure he or she is well rested when the bell sounds, according to Reeba Mathew, M.D., a sleep expert with McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas of Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)....

Invisible Disabilities: Part Two: Not always obvious to the onlooker, invisible disabilities can limit normal daily activities

It begins in the feet and progresses upward. Feelings may include numbness, pins-and-needles tingling, burning or stabbing pain, and hypersensitivity to light touch or pressure. ...

Be Smart and Eat Right: A college guide to healthy living

From the ‘Freshman 15’ to the ‘Sophomore Slump,’ weight gain is a huge concern for most college students. And there’s reason to worry: Studies show that college students gradually gain weight each year....

School Dazed: 12 ways to reset your children's clock (before the first day of school!)

After a full summer of abiding by their own slumber-wake rhythms, youngsters are suddenly yanked from bed to begin sleep-walking through the first weeks of school. There must be a better way....