To Your Health

Shortcuts Sleep problems have become something of an epidemic: one-third of adults in the United States report sleeping fewer than seven hours a night, and a similar number say they nod off in the daytime at least once a month. These tips from the National Sleep...

By Kimberly Olson Experts once believed that processed sugar wasn’t all that harmful. Its worst offenses seemed to be its “empty calories” and its contribution to tooth decay. Fast-forward to 2015, when the sweet stuff has become our latest food villain. It’s been called toxic, a...

The pressure to work more hours and to work faster is real for both women and men, but many working women with demanding jobs add to the pressure....

Four years ago, Heather Coleman knew something had to give. As the head of a consultancy division for a Fortune 50 technology company, she worked late into the night at least once a week, trouble-shooting staff issues for her employees and managing the expectations of both her bosses and her clients. She wasn’t sleeping well, which meant she sometimes reacted poorly to unexpected events. She had knots in her back and shoulders and a pit of anxiety in her stomach. Plus, she’d been struggling with bouts of stomach pain and cramping.

With so many new studies, it has become exceedingly difficult to make informed decisions. This guide to common health myths will help....

Insomnia, the inability to either fall or stay asleep, strikes one-and-a-half to two times more women than men....

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