My Health Articles

  • How To Get A Good Night’s Sleep

    Courtney Guerra, Deaconess Sleep Center
    We just “sprang forward,” giving us more daylight hours in the evening, but depriving us of an hour of sleep, and altering our sleep/wake schedule for several days. It’s times like this that we’re reminded that getting a good night’s sleep is a critical part of living a healthy life.  Sleep is when our bodies repair, and inadequate sleep has been linked to heart disease, stroke, diabetes, weight gain and depression.

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  • Q&A About Getting Your Zzzzs

    Are you sleepy right now? Feeling like you didn’t get a good night’s sleep last night? Read this Q & A to learn about sleep disorders and treatment options.

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  • Keeping Your Teen Healthy

    Calling all (frazzled, busy) parents of teenagers! This article is about keeping your teenagers healthy.  You can get so busy keeping up with your teen’s social/academic/extracurricular lives that it’s easy to forget about keeping them healthy! 

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  • Sleep Safety for Babies

    Keeping your baby safe is a top priority for parents. Here are some guidelines to help you maintain baby’s safety at night and during nap times. 

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