Lifestyle

Daylight Savings Time Gets Unfair Rap

This weekend we follow the twice annual ritual of adjusting our clocks to account for the changes in daylight hours for those of us in northern climes like Omaha. Even though this is the more favorable of the two changes--”falling back” gives us an extra hour, very appreciated by parents and children this Halloween--there was [...]

Nightmares Waking You May Actually Be Sleep Apnea

If you are waking up with nightmares on a regular basis, these may not actually be the main problem. Instead, it may be sleep apnea that is the primary cause of your waking, and you need to talk to a doctor or sleep dentist. Night Terrors, Nightmares and Possible Causes [...]

Is Sleep Apnea a Factor in Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD) of Young Athletes?

Sudden cardiac death (SCD) of young athletes is a serious concern. The risks are remarkably high for these supposedly healthy individuals. Although these people are supposed to be among the healthiest in our society, they can die at alarmingly high rates. Some groups experience an SCD for an athlete of as high as one in [...]

Bad Luck Lin: Man Dozes off at the Wheel and Hits Three Ferraris

Drowsy driving is never a good thing. But there’s bad, and then there’s bad. Someone dozing off behind the wheel is always lucky to escape with their life. But if they do get in an accident, normally you would expect to hit one car, most likely something common like a Toyota [...]

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