The Checkup: Sleep


Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 10/24/2012

Sleep apnea may protect against heart-attack damage

Study suggests that obstructive sleep apnea may help protect against damage to the heart in the event of a heart attack.

By Jennifer LaRue Huget  |  03:28 PM ET, 10/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  sleep apnea, heart attack

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 07/10/2012

The state of sleep

THE CHECKUP | In a survey of 26,451 readers, Consumer Reports found that 60 percent of respondents had trouble falling or staying asleep or woke up feeling tired.

By Jennifer LaRue Huget  |  07:00 AM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  sleep habits

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 03/07/2011

Wake up! It’s sleep awareness week

New data released by the CDC to coincide with National Sleep Awareness Week — which begins today — paint a less-than-ideal picture of Americans’ relationship with sleep.

By Jennifer LaRue Huget  |  07:00 AM ET, 03/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cardiovascular Health, Chronic Conditions, Family Health, General Health, Sleep, Stress