Health Tip: Trouble Sleeping During Pregnancy

(HealthDay News) -- While you may sleep soundly during the first trimester of pregnancy, sleep may be more challenging during the later months.

Gut Microbes Tied to Jet Lag, Shift-Work Weight Gain

THURSDAY, Oct. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Disruptions in the human circadian clock can throw off microbes in the gut, potentially boosting the risk of obesity, a new study suggests.

Health Tip: Take a Nap

(HealthDay News) -- Sometimes you feel like you need a little rest to get through the rest of your day. Experts say that may not be a bad idea.

Sleeping on Sofa Can Be Deadly for Babies, Study Finds

MONDAY, Oct. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- One of the most dangerous places for a sleeping baby is a sofa, according to a new study.

Health Tip: Is Stress Keeping You Awake?

(HealthDay News) -- Taking control of stress, a frequent cause of insomnia, can help you get much-needed sleep.

Certain Meds, Driving Can Be Deadly Mix: FDA

TUESDAY, Oct. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Thinking about taking a drive after popping some over-the-counter medications? Better check the label first, warn experts at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Could a 'Fat Tongue' Be a Factor in Sleep Apnea?

TUESDAY, Sept. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Sleep apnea is a potential health risk for millions of Americans, and a new study points to a possible culprit behind the disorder: a "fat" tongue.

Ban Electronics in Kids' Bedrooms, Expert Says

FRIDAY, Sept. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Electronic devices can keep kids up at night and should be banned from the bedroom, according to experts from Stony Brook Children's Hospital in New York.

Untreated Sleep Apnea May Raise Risk of Surgical Complications: Study

FRIDAY, Sept. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Screening and treating patients for obstructive sleep apnea before they have surgery may reduce their risk of cardiovascular complications by more than half, a new study suggests.

Health Tip: Health Tip: Are Your Teeth in a Grind?

(HealthDay News) -- As many as 40 million Americans engage in bruxism, better known as teeth grinding. Five percent to 10 percent of them grind their teeth so severely that they fracture dental fillings or cause other types of tooth damage.