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Low relative humidity can aid in the transmission of COVID-19 in three primary ways. Learn what you should do to create a safer environment at home.
The coronavirus pandemic is scary for all people, but for those with asthma, many fear they will have a worse outcome or be more likely to get COVID-19. Learn more about what people with asthma should -- and should not -- do.
Virtual schooling and working from home have created two conditions that contribute to poor sleep: eased-up schedules and chair-bound lifestyles. What you can do.
Sleep doesn’t get enough credit these days. We as a society are busy. We push sleep aside to get work done, play on electronics and binge-watch TV. Sleep should be considered just as important as eating to live.
If you have a sleep disorder, you might undergo a sleep study, in which sleep medicine specialists use painless, noninvasive technology to closely monitor the physiological signs you exhibit during the different stages of sleep.
If you have had insomnia for a long time, it might be frightening to contemplate going off your sleep medicines. There is another solution that studies have shown to be effective.
When the clocks move forward one hour in the spring to Daylight Savings Time, you may lose an hour of sleep if you are unprepared, putting yourself at risk for the effects of sleep loss. Learn how to plan ahead for the time change with these tips.
Burning wood in your fireplace all winter may feel nostalgic and keep you warm, but smoke from those fires can also cause health problems.