circadian rhythm

A new study found that even mild sleep issues could cause high blood pressure in women. (Photo: Getty Images)

Get Your Zzzzzs

Lack of Sleep Can Raise Blood Pressure, Cause Other Problems in Adults and Kids It is well known that chronic sleep deprivation can affect cardiovascular health. But according to a new study from Columbia University Irving Medical Center, even mild sleep problems, such as having
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Chronic sleep deprivation can cause weight gain or depression. (Photo: Getty Images)

Bed Time

Why Some Adapt to Time Changes Easier Whether you barely noticed the time change or are still feeling the effects of the end of Daylight Saving Time, you probably have your genes to blame. Dr. Sheila Asghar, a pediatric neurologist at Penn State Children’s Hospital who is trained
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Seasonal Affective Disorder (Photo: Google public image)

Winter Blues

Shine a Light on Seasonal Affective Disorder In addition to snow and cold weather, this time of year also brings about the winter blues – formally known as seasonal affective disorder or SAD – for many people. SAD is caused by a possible shift in our internal biological clock,
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