Health Tip: Plan Ahead to Minimize Jet Lag

(HealthDay News) -- While it's difficult to adjust to a new time zone, a little prep work can make the transition easier.

Health Tip: Is Your Snack Fueling Drowsiness?

(HealthDay News) -- If you're frequently feeling tired, there are some foods that could be contributing to your drowsiness.

Poor Sleep May Worsen Thinking Problems in MS Patients

MONDAY, June 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers report a link between sleep apnea and thinking problems in people suffering from multiple sclerosis.

Sleep Loses Out for Many Hooked on Video Games

FRIDAY, June 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Are video games like "Bloodborne," "Fallout" and "Call of Duty" worth losing sleep over? For plenty of gamers, the answer is yes.

Time Zone Changes Give Edge to Athletes From West

FRIDAY, June 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Traveling across several time zones can be draining for anyone. So, how do professional athletes manage to turn around and compete in games after traveling from one coast to another?

Caffeine's Jolt Can Sometimes Be Short-Lived

THURSDAY, June 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Caffeine no longer improves alertness or mental performance after a few nights of sleep restriction, according to a new U.S. military study.

Doctors' Group Backs Later School Start Times

THURSDAY, June 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- To help ease sleep deprivation among teens, the American Medical Association recommends that middle and high school classes should not start until 8:30 a.m.

Sleep Apnea Tied to Complications After Angioplasty

WEDNESDAY, June 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Sleep apnea may increase the risk of serious complications in people who have undergone angioplasty to clear blocked heart arteries, researchers say.

Health Tip: Keep Bedtime Back Pain at Bay

(HealthDay News) -- Back pain is a common reason for poor sleep. So taking steps to alleviate or prevent pain can help you sleep better.

Opioid Painkillers Raise Deadly Heart Risks for Some: Study

TUESDAY, June 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- While the dangers of overdose among patients prescribed powerful opioid painkillers such as Oxycontin and fentanyl are well known, a new study found unexpected heart risks with the medications.