Adjusting to Acid Reflux

Adjusting to Acid Reflux

Acid reflux afflicts more than 3 million in the US each year. It’s an uncomfortable affliction for those who have it as it causes a stomach acid or bile to aggravate the lining of the esophagus. While there are medications available, some people have found relief in...
The World of Sleep

The World of Sleep

“’It seems as if we are now living in a worldwide test of the negative consequences of sleep deprivation,’ says Robert Stickgold, director of the Center for Sleep and Cognition at Harvard Medical School” (Finkel 47). Sleep does more than you may think. Besides being...
The Cost of Pulling an All-Nighter

The Cost of Pulling an All-Nighter

Whether you’re a parent with a newborn or a young child, a college student cramming for a big test or panicking over a ten-page paper, or a worker who’s stressing out over a project due the next day, many of us can relate to the fatigue of pulling an all-nighter....
Sleep, Toddlers, and Touchscreens

Sleep, Toddlers, and Touchscreens

A recent study by BBC suggests that toddlers who use a touchscreen sleep slightly less than those that don’t. The study suggests that for every hour a toddler spent on a tablet they lost 15 minutes of sleep. On the bright side, it is believed that toddlers who use...