Reducing Work-Family Conflict May Improve Sleep

Employees enrolled in a program to reduce work-family conflicts reported improved sleep, a new study says. "We showed that an intervention focused on changing the workplace culture could increase the measured amount of sleep employees obtain, as well as their perception Read more

Weight Gain or Loss Linked to Fracture Risk in Older Women

The risk of broken bones increases with both weight gain and loss in older women, according to a new study. These findings challenge the widely held belief that weight gain protects older women against fractures, the researchers said. The study included Read more

Good Sleep in Middle Age May Pay Benefits Later

Sleeping well during middle age may be an "investment" that leads to better mental functioning later in life, a new review finds. It's known that sound sleep boosts memory and learning in young and middle-aged people, but many people begin to Read more

Blood Transfusions During Heart Surgery May Up Pneumonia Risk

Receiving a blood transfusion during heart bypass surgery may raise a patient's risk of pneumonia, researchers report. "The ability to store and transfuse blood is one of medicine's greatest accomplishments, but we are continuing to see that receiving a blood transfusion Read more

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Women's Health

Nutrition and Exercise During Pregnancy

Healthy eating is vitally important during pregnancy to provide your baby with what it needs to grow and be healthy. Pregnant women need 300 extra calories per day.. read more


 
 
 
 
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