How Much Sleep Do You Really Need?

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Featuring: Dr. Dwayne Henry Research shows that one-third of adults don’t get enough sleep at night, but how much is enough? The old axiom about getting eight hours per night is now outdated, says Dwayne Henry, MD, a specialist in sleep medicine at Our Lady of the Lake. Some people need slightly more, some slightly […]

Recommendations for a Safe Infant Sleeping Environment

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During 2015 Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID) claimed the lives of 106 infants in the state of Louisiana. This death toll is more than 20 times the number of infants killed in car crashes in Louisiana during 2015. In October 2016, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) published an updated AAP Policy Statement on “Safe […]

6 Simple Steps to Improve Your Sleep

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Feeling tired? So get in bed and go to sleep. For some people, that is easier said than done. Lack of sleep can lead to serious health problems such as heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke and diabetes. Here are a few tips to help you get a better night’s sleep from Sleep Medicine Specialist, […]