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Autism and Sleep Problems

In Your Health Minute, Children with autism are more likely to have sleep problems. That's according to a new study form Children's Hospital of Colorado. Researchers looked at…

Do You Use a Fitness Tracker

Your Health Minute, A separate study suggests there are benefits of using fitness trackers in hospitals. Researchers from Cedars Sinai in Los Angeles used Fitbits to monitor patients activity after…

Try to Sit Less

In Your Health Minute, Any type or amount or exercise can help you live longer. Researchers from Columbia University tracked the physical activity of 8 thousand adults. They found…

Sleep and Heart Disease

In Your Health Minute, A new study reveals the importance of a good night's sleep. Researchers used image techniques to look at the blood vessels of nearly 4 thousand middle aged…

Parents not Aware of Teens' Thoughts of Suicide

In Your Health Minute, Many parents do not realize teens think about suicide and death. Researchers from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia interviewed over 5 thousand adolescents and their…

Life as a Gay Father

In Your Health Minute, New research from Tufts University reveals most gay fathers and their children still experience social stigma. Nearly two thirds of men…

Comparing Yourself to Facebook Friends

In Your Health News, Social media might be bad for your health. This finding comes from a new study of about 160 Facebook users. It reveals…

Time Alone with your Doctor

In Your Health Minute, New Research from Columbia University reveals only half of teens and young adults have had time alone with their doctor.…

Poor Sleep a Sign of Alzheimer's

Your Health News, A new study suggests poor sleep may be an early sign of Alzheimer's Disease. Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis found older adults who got…