Sharecare Top 5: Secrets for Sound Sleep

Can’t sleep? It could be for lots of reasons: Job stress, money woes, the changing seasons – heck, you can even lose sleep over losing sleep. These Top 5 Sharecare resources…

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Alert: FDA Recommends Lower Doses of Sleep Meds for Women

The Food and Drug Administration issued an announcement that could affect millions of Americans who take some of the most common medications for sleep. The FDA said it will require…

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What Do Blind People See When They Dream?

I love getting fascinating and hard-to-answer questions on Twitter, like this one: Great question, @ecrinn_97! I had to do a lot of research for this one. And it’s hard to…

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Sharecare Top 5: “Mom Always Said…” But Was She Always Right?

Were Mom’s little health nuggets really good for you? This week, Sharecare.com health-seekers were looking for answers about home remedies and quick cures: 1. An Apple a Day: It turns…

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Kids: Sleep Goes Down, Weight Goes Up

The evidence is undeniable: Sleep plays a critical role in helping children maintain a healthy weight, and protecting them from the health risks associated with being overweight and obese.  The…

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Is Your Bedtime Making You Fat?

When was the last time someone told you to go to bed? Were you 8 years old? 10 years old? In truth, it was probably the best thing for you….

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Sharecare Top 5: Easy Ways to Be Good to Yourself

The holidays are over, but the stress of day-to-day life is not. This week, health-seekers on Sharecare are looking for easy ways to get back in the groove and still…

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Don’t Drive Drowsy this Holiday Season

The statistics speak volumes: Approximately 1 in every 6 fatal crashes – or 16.5 percent – in the US involves a drowsy driver 10% of drivers surveyed by the AAA…

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Vitamin D: Energy the Old Fashioned Way

I love it when a mystery is revealed, or at least partially explained. A case study in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine has helped confirm a hypothesis I have…

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Working Too Much, Not Sleeping Enough?

When you’re busy with work, and responsibilities at home, does your sleep suffer? Do you get to bed later than you’d planned, or wake in the early morning already thinking…

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